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pimp

1. noun A person who arranges for prostitutes to engage in sexual activity with people for money. Many female prostitutes suffer abuse at the hands of their pimps, but have no way of reporting it lest they lose their source of income.
2. verb To arrange or solicit sexual activity with a prostitute to someone. He was arrested for pimping in downtown Detroit. Their drug addictions had gotten so bad that Bradley started pimping Jennifer so they could pay for more dope.
3. noun, slang Someone, especially a man, who has a lot of sexual activity with other people. Primarily heard in US. I had a reputation of being a bit of a pimp among the guys in my dorm during college, but sleeping with so many different girls was actually just a way of coping with really low self esteem.
4. verb, slang To customize something with fancy decorations or flashy new equipment to make it look or perform much better than it did before. Primarily heard in US. I want to pimp my car with a souped-up engine and a really ballin' custom paint job.

pimp out

1. verb To arrange or solicit sexual activity with a prostitute to someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pimp" and "out." Primarily heard in US. He was arrested for pimping out women in downtown Detroit. Their mutual drug addictions had gotten so bad that Bradley started pimping Jennifer out so they could pay for more dope.
2. verb, slang To customize something with fancy decorations or flashy new equipment to make it look or perform much better than it did before. A noun or pronoun can be used between "pimp" and "out." Primarily heard in US. I want to pimp my car out with a souped-up engine and a really ballin' custom paint job. She's used the money to pimp out her company with bleeding-edge computers, the most modern, sought-after art, and a floor plan that does away with classic trappings of standard office buildings.
See also: out, pimp

pimp steak

dated slang A frankfurter; a hot dog. Primarily heard in US. Mom served us nothing but pimp steaks and baked beans for dinner each night while Dad was out of town.
See also: pimp, steak

pimpmobile

slang A car that is extremely flamboyant and gaudy in design and decoration, as might be driven by or associated with a stereotypical pimp. Primarily heard in US. I remember Uncle Terry used to drive this really tacky pimpmobile back when we were kids. He even had fuzzy dice hanging from the rearview mirror!

pimp stick

1. slang An ornate or gaudy cane, as might be used by a stereotypical pimp. Primarily heard in US. Why do you walk around with that stupid pimp stick? You look absurd!
2. slang A wire coat hanger straightened and then bent over double, used as a weapon by a pimp to assault a prostitute. Primarily heard in US. When I asker her what had caused the markings on her arms and legs, she just muttered "a pimp stick," and wouldn't say any more.
3. dated slang A mass-produced, machine-rolled cigarette. Primarily heard in US. Back when I was working construction, we always gave guys crap for smoking pimp sticks on their break instead of the hand-rolled cigarettes the rest of us had.
4. dated slang A cigarette holder. Primarily heard in US. We all thought he looked a bit effeminate smoking so daintily from a pimp stick like that.
See also: pimp, stick

popcorn pimp

A small-time or low-level sex trafficker. The man turned out to be a popcorn pimp in Detroit, and he slowly roped Sarah into his game by plying her with drugs and booze in order to move up the ranks of the street hustlers. I ain't no popcorn pimp, so you'd better watch your mouth around me!
See also: pimp, popcorn

pimp

n. a man who solicits business for a prostitute. (Use caution with pimp and the topic.) The guy with the diamond rings looks like a pimp.

pimp steak

n. a hot dog; a wiener. (see also tube steak.) Oh, no! Not pimp steak again tonight.
See also: pimp, steak

pimpmobile

n. a gaudy automobile, as might be driven by a pimp. (Use caution with pimp.) He drove up in a pimpmobile and shocked all the neighbors.

popcorn pimp

n. a pimp who runs a small operation. (Streets. Popcorn here means small; as in popcorn shrimp.) Reggie is nothing but a popcorn pimp. He’ll never amount to much.
See also: pimp, popcorn
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Prior to this case, a pimp once told a witness, "The reds will lock you up for dope, but they won't lock you up for pimping.
Pimping runs contrary to accepted masculine doxa of what it means to be a man, making it deeply shameful to live off the immoral earnings of women.
The director, Michael Campus, went to Oakland and met with the Ward brothers, a couple of real-life street toughs, to get a more realistic view of pimping, and also to get their cooperation in making the film.
Poverty pimping required collusion by the governmental and philanthropic elites who controlled purse strings and defined both the nature of material incentives and the rules of the game.
Carl Ferrer was charged with pimping, pimping a minor and conspiracy to commit pimping.
The court found that the laws banning brothels and pimping violated the rights of sex workers by stopping them from working out of their own homes or from using security or bodyguards.
Jody Diane Babydol Gibson, 43, was allowed to serve her federal time concurrently with the three-year state prison term she received after a jury found her guilty of pimping last year.
Calling Jody Babydol Gibson a ``tragic, pathetic'' woman, a judge sentenced her to three years in prison Monday for pimping call girls to celebrities, professional athletes and executives.
Jurors in the pimping trial of Jody Babydol Gibson returned sealed verdicts on three counts Thursday but signaled they are hung up on the remaining four charges.
The trial of pandering suspect Jody Babydol Gibson opened Tuesday with a critical question unanswered: Where are the prostitutes who betrayed her to authorities, accusing her of pimping them for $1,000 an hour or more?
14 trial date for accused madam Jody Babydol Gibson, who stands charged with pimping and pandering prostitutes for Hollywood actors, Fortune 500 executives and others.
Accused madam Jody Babydol Gibson pleaded innocent Wednesday to charges of pimping and pandering when her case was transferred to Van Nuys Superior Court for jury trial.
The judge in the pimping and pandering case against Jody Babydol Gibson may throw out some testimony from the lead police investigator because he contacted a prostitute in the case, attorneys said Friday.
Gibson, 41, was charged with two counts each of pimping and pandering two women, in addition to nine counts that her ring served Hollywood actors, CEOs and at least one professional athlete, police and prosecutors said.
Toby Eugene Hines was convicted Thursday of two felony counts of pimping and faces a prison term ranging from three to seven years, officials said.