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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.]

pimping

(ˈpɪmpɪŋ)
n
the act of soliciting for a prostitute or brothel and living off the earnings
Translations

pimping

[ˈpɪmpɪŋ] nproxénétisme m
References in classic literature ?
Not vapid, waterish amusements, but good strong stuff; dealing in round abuse and blackguard names; pulling off the roofs of private houses, as the Halting Devil did in Spain; pimping and pandering for all degrees of vicious taste, and gorging with coined lies the most voracious maw; imputing to every man in public life the coarsest and the vilest motives; scaring away from the stabbed and prostrate body-politic, every Samaritan of clear conscience and good deeds; and setting on, with yell and whistle and the clapping of foul hands, the vilest vermin and worst birds of prey.
An assistant professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, Justin Gifford published his first book, an Edgar Allan Poe Award finalist titled Pimping Fictions: African American Crime Literature and the Untold Story of Black Pulp Publishing, in 2013.
7--11, this policy would in effect advocate the legalization of pimping, brothel owning and sex buying - the pillars of a $99 billion global sex industry.
CAR BLIMEY: | |Some amazing pimping jobs from experts on Merseyside including a giant telly for the back seat passengers, above, a state of the art sound system, right, and a trophy cabinet, far right
A good place to begin is to understand the difference between pimping and Socratic questioning.
For me to rock it in the pimping style that I did, I brought Shirley back to life again.
Justin Gifford's book, Pimping Fictions, begins with a close reading of the zootsuiters depicted in Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man (1952) as a way to frame an investigation of "one of the unresolved problems posed by African American literature in the twentieth century, namely, the relationships among postures of cool, black culture politics, and the literary marketplace" (2).
London, July 27 ( ANI ): Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will face trial on pimping charges after admitting that he attended sex parties in Paris but did not know that some of the women were paid prostitutes.
Taiwan: Two 15-year-old boys were arrested in northern Taiwan for allegedly pimping at least a dozen girls aged as young as 12, police said Wednesday.
And just last month, Dublin man Aidan Dorney, from the respectable suburb of Ranelagh, was jailed for five years for pimping activities.
To address Britain's not so marital bliss the makers of the show have assembled a team of female customisation specialists to seek out worthy wives to experience the ultimate pimping.