pimp meaning, pimp definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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pimp  

  ( pimps    plural & 3rd person present)   ( pimping    present participle)   ( pimped    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A pimp is a man who gets clients for prostitutes and takes a large part of the money the prostitutes earn.  
2       verb   Someone who pimps gets clients for prostitutes and takes a large part of the money the prostitutes earn.  
He stole, lied, deceived and pimped his way out of poverty.      V n  
  pimping      n-uncount  
...corruption, pimping and prostitution.     
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pimp  

1   
      n   bawd     (archaic)   go-between, pander, panderer, procurer, white-slaver, whoremaster     (archaic)  
2   
      vb   live off immoral earnings, procure, sell, solicit, tout  

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pimple, pimply, pip, pimping

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