Pimping
Pimp Pimp, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Pimped} (p[i^]mt; 215); p. pr. & vb. n. {Pimping}.] To procure women for the gratification of others' lusts; to pander. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • pimping — noun act as a pimp. → pimp pimping adjective archaic small or insignificant. Origin C17: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pimping — Pimp ing, a. [Cf. G. pimpelig, pimpelnd, sickly, weak.] 1. Little; petty; pitiful. [Obs.] Crabbe. [1913 Webster] 2. Puny; sickly. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pimping — [pim′piŋ] adj. [< dial., prob. akin to Du pimpel, weak man, Ger pimpelig, womanish] 1. petty; mean 2. sickly; puny …   English World dictionary

  • Pimping — Ein Pimp (englisch für: Zuhälter) ist eine Erscheinung der afroamerikanischen Popkultur (vgl. auch Hip Hop). Der Pimp nutzt seine finanzielle Unabhängigkeit zur egozentrischen Stilisierung seiner Person in Kleidung, Manieren und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pimping — /ˈpɪmpɪŋ/ (say pimping) adjective 1. petty. 2. weak; sickly. {origin uncertain; compare Dutch pimpel a weak little man, German pimpelig effeminate, sickly} …   Australian English dictionary

  • pimping — Obtaining customers for a prostitute. Sharing in the earnings of a prostitute. To constitute the statutory offense of pimping, the defendant must be a male person; he must have knowledge that a certain person is a prostitute; there must he… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • pimping — adjective Etymology: probably akin to Middle English pymple papule more at pimp Date: 1640 1. petty, insignificant 2. chiefly dialect puny, sickly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pimping — /pim ping/, adj. 1. petty; insignificant; trivial. 2. Brit. Dial. puny; weak; sickly. [1680 90; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pimping — 1. adjective a) Little or petty. b) Consisting of or having the qualities of a pimp. 2. noun a) The practise of procuring prostitutes. b) The process of modifying a vehicle (usually a car), predominantly focusing on t …   Wiktionary

  • pimping — Synonyms and related words: Mickey Mouse, harlotry, measly, niggling, paltry, pandering, peddling, piddling, piffling, prostitution, solicitation, soliciting, streetwalking, trifling, trivial, whoredom, whoremastery, whoremonging …   Moby Thesaurus

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