Meaning of pimp

pimp

Pronunciation: (pimp), [key]
— n.
  1. a person, esp. a man, who solicits customers for a prostitute or a brothel, usually in return for a share of the earnings; pander; procurer.
  2. a despicable person.
  3. an informer; stool pigeon.
—v.i.
  1. to act as a pimp.
—v.t.
  1. to act as a pimp for.
  2. to exploit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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