What does PIMP mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pimp, procurer, panderer, pander, pandar, fancy man, ponce(verb)

    someone who procures customers for whores (in England they call a pimp a ponce)

  2. pander, pimp, procure(verb)

    arrange for sexual partners for others


  1. pimp(Noun)

    A person who solicits customers for prostitution and acts as manager for prostitutes; a panderer.

  2. pimp(Noun)

    A man who can easily attract women.

  3. pimp(Verb)

    To act as a procurer of prostitutes; to pander.

  4. pimp(Verb)

    To prostitute someone.

    The smooth-talking, tall man with heavy gold bracelets claimed he could pimp anyone.

  5. pimp

    To excessively customize something, especially a vehicle, according to ghetto standards (also pimp out).

    You pimped out that AC (air conditioner) f'real (for real), dawg.

  6. pimp

    To ask progressively harder and ultimately unanswerable questions of a resident or medical student (by a senior member of the medical staff).

  7. pimp

    To promote, to tout.

    I gotta show you this sweet website where you can pimp your blog and get more readers.

  8. pimp(Adjective)

    excellent, fashionable, stylish

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pimp(noun)

    one who provides gratification for the lust of others; a procurer; a pander

  2. Pimp(verb)

    to procure women for the gratification of others' lusts; to pander

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. pimpant smart, sparkish; perh. akin to piper to pipe, formerly also, to excel. Cf. Pipe.]


  1. Pimp

    A pimp is an agent for prostitutes who collects part of their earnings. This act is called procuring or pandering. The pimp may receive this money in return for advertising services, physical protection, or for providing, and possibly monopolizing, a location where he or she may engage clients. A woman who runs a brothel is known as a madam rather than a pimp. Like prostitution, the legality of certain actions of a madam or a pimp vary from one region to the next. Pimps may punish johns for physical abuse or failure to pay, advertise services to potential clients without alerting police, and enforce exclusive rights to 'turf' where their prostitutes may advertise and operate with less competition. In the many places where prostitution is outlawed, sex workers have decreased incentive to report abuse for fear of self-incrimination, and increased motivation to seek any physical protection from clients and law enforcement that a pimp might provide. The pimp-prostitute relationship can be abusive and possessive, with the pimp/madam using techniques such as psychological intimidation, manipulation, starvation, rape and/or gang rape, beating, confinement, threats of violence toward the victim’s family, forced drug use and the shame from these acts. Pimps can be arrested and charged with pandering and are legally known as procurers.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pimp

    pimp, n. one who procures gratifications for the lust of others: a pander.—v.i. to pander.—adjs. Pimp′ing, petty: mean; Pimp′-like. [Fr. pimper, a nasalised form of piper, to pipe, hence to cheat.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PIMP in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PIMP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aneurin Bevan:

    You're not an M.P., you're a gastronomic pimp.

  2. Betsy Alfaro:

    We hand out flyers advertising free haircuts, if their pimp gets aggressive, we have the perfect excuse for talking to them.

  3. Mike Light:

    I think there was an unwitting bias that Stephanie Davis was the perpetrator, stephanie Davis was the one out having sex. ... The pimp was just collecting the money.

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