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pimp

 (pĭmp)
n.
One who finds customers for a prostitute; a procurer.
v. pimped, pimp·ing, pimps
v.intr.
1. To serve as a procurer of prostitutes.
2. To compromise one's principles, especially in promoting the interests of another, for personal gain: politicians pimping for campaign contributors.
v.tr.
To customize or adorn, often garishly: pimped his car.

[Origin unknown.]

pimp

(pɪmp)
n
1. a man who solicits for a prostitute or brothel and lives off the earnings
2. a man who procures sexual gratification for another; procurer; pander
vb
3. (intr) to act as a pimp
4. (tr) slang to adapt or embellish in an ostentatious manner
[C17: of unknown origin]

pimp

(pɪmp)
n
a spy or informer
vb
(often foll by: on) to inform (on)
[of unknown origin]

pimp

(pɪmp)

n.
1. a person, esp. a man, who solicits customers for a prostitute or a brothel, usu. in return for a share of the earnings; procurer.
2. a despicable person.
v.i.
3. to act as a pimp.
[1630–40; orig. uncertain]

pimp


Past participle: pimped
Gerund: pimping

Imperative
pimp
pimp
Present
I pimp
you pimp
he/she/it pimps
we pimp
you pimp
they pimp
Preterite
I pimped
you pimped
he/she/it pimped
we pimped
you pimped
they pimped
Present Continuous
I am pimping
you are pimping
he/she/it is pimping
we are pimping
you are pimping
they are pimping
Present Perfect
I have pimped
you have pimped
he/she/it has pimped
we have pimped
you have pimped
they have pimped
Past Continuous
I was pimping
you were pimping
he/she/it was pimping
we were pimping
you were pimping
they were pimping
Past Perfect
I had pimped
you had pimped
he/she/it had pimped
we had pimped
you had pimped
they had pimped
Future
I will pimp
you will pimp
he/she/it will pimp
we will pimp
you will pimp
they will pimp
Future Perfect
I will have pimped
you will have pimped
he/she/it will have pimped
we will have pimped
you will have pimped
they will have pimped
Future Continuous
I will be pimping
you will be pimping
he/she/it will be pimping
we will be pimping
you will be pimping
they will be pimping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pimping
you have been pimping
he/she/it has been pimping
we have been pimping
you have been pimping
they have been pimping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pimping
you will have been pimping
he/she/it will have been pimping
we will have been pimping
you will have been pimping
they will have been pimping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pimping
you had been pimping
he/she/it had been pimping
we had been pimping
you had been pimping
they had been pimping
Conditional
I would pimp
you would pimp
he/she/it would pimp
we would pimp
you would pimp
they would pimp
Past Conditional
I would have pimped
you would have pimped
he/she/it would have pimped
we would have pimped
you would have pimped
they would have pimped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pimp - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)pimp - someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)
England - a division of the United Kingdom
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
procuress - a woman pimp
whoremaster, whoremonger - a pimp who procures whores
Verb1.pimp - arrange for sexual partners for others
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

pimp

noun
1. procurer, go-between, bawd (archaic), white-slaver, pander, panderer, whoremaster (archaic) Every hooker I ever met had a pimp.
verb
1. procure, sell, tout, solicit, live off immoral earnings He sold drugs, and also did a bit of pimping on the side.
Translations
hoerboerpooier
pasák
alfons
parittaaparittajasutenööritoimia sutenöörinä
strici
melludólgur
leno
alfonssutener
pasák
buzi

pimp

[pɪmp]
A. Nproxeneta m (frm), chulo m (de putas) (Sp) , cafiche m (S. Cone)
B. VI to pimp for sbejercer de proxeneta de algn

pimp

[ˈpɪmp]
nsouteneur m, maquereau m
vimaquereauter

pimp

1
nZuhälter m
viZuhälter sein; to pimp for somebodyfür jdn den Zuhälter machen

pimp

2
n (Austral sl pej) → Spitzel m (pej), → Informant(in) m(f)

pimp

[pɪmp] nruffiano, protettore
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