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!
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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.
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