Pimp Meaning | Best 20 Definitions of Pimp

Pimp meaning

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(medicine, slang) To ask progressively harder and ultimately unanswerable questions of a resident or medical student (said of a senior member of the medical staff).
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A person who solicits customers for prostitution and acts as manager for prostitutes; a panderer.
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Pimp is defined as to find customers for prostitutes, or to elaborately decorate something.

An example of to pimp is for a man to find other men to sleep with prostitutes.

An example of to pimp is to put a lot of fancy decorations and accessories on a car.

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One who finds customers for a prostitute; a procurer.
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The definition of a pimp is someone who finds customers for prostitutes and takes a portion of their earnings.

An example of a pimp is someone in charge of a group of prostitutes.

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To compromise one's principles, especially in promoting the interests of another, for personal gain.

Politicians pimping for campaign contributors.

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To customize or adorn, often garishly.

Pimped his car.

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A man who manages and, often, controls a prostitute or prostitutes and their earnings.
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To act as a pimp.
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To promote or exploit.
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To decorate or embellish, specif. in a lavish or garish way.
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(African American Vernacular slang) A man who can easily attract women.
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(intransitive) To act as a procurer of prostitutes; to pander.
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To prostitute someone.

The smooth-talking, tall man with heavy gold bracelets claimed he could pimp anyone.

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(US, African American Vernacular) To excessively customize something, especially a vehicle, according to ghetto standards (also pimp out).

You pimped out that AC (air conditioner) f'real (for real), dawg.

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(US, slang) To promote, to tout.

I gotta show you this sweet website where you can pimp your blog and get more readers.

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(slang) To persuade, smooth talk or trick another into doing something for your benefit.

I pimped her out of $2,000 and she paid for the entire stay at the Bahamas.

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(slang) Excellent, fashionable, stylish.
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To serve as a procurer of prostitutes.
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Origin of pimp

  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Origin unknown. Compare French pimpant (“smart, sparkish")

    From Wiktionary

  • From Celtic numerals. Cognate with Welsh pump

    From Wiktionary