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Pimp  n.  One who provides gratification for the lust of others; a procurer; a pander.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Pimp" Quotes from Famous Books



... spend; by their fathers to be industrious, by them to be lazy. For they say, "'Our life's but a span;'[37] we can only live once; why should you heed your father's threats? he's an old twaddler, he has one foot in the grave; we shall soon hoist him up and carry him off to burial." Some even pimp for them and supply them with prostitutes or even married women, and cut huge slices off the father's savings for old age, if they don't run off with them altogether. An accursed tribe, feigning friendship, knowing ...
— Plutarch's Morals • Plutarch

... truest of his own friends, one of the noblest characters of the age—whose breast showed twelve scars received in his services—Agrippa D'Aubigne, because the honest soldier had refused to become his pimp—a service the King had implored ...
— The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-1566 • John Lothrop Motley

... interest of public health and order that they have such a place to ply their trade in. What contradictions! On the one hand, the Government officially acknowledges that prostitution is necessary; on the other, it prosecutes and punishes the prostitute and the pimp. But it is out of contradictions that bourgeois society is put together. Moreover, the attitude of the Government is an avowal that prostitution is a Sphinx to modern society, the riddle which society can not solve: ...
— Woman under socialism • August Bebel

... provoke. But b'ing a virtuoso, able To smatter, quack, and cant, and dabble, He held his talent most adroit 365 For any mystical exploit; As others of his tribe had done, And rais'd their prices three to one: For one predicting pimp has th' odds Of chauldrons of plain downright bawds. 370 But as an elf (the Devil's valet) Is not so slight a thing to get; For those that do his bus'ness best, In hell are us'd the ruggedest; Before so meriting a person 375 Cou'd get a grant, but in reversion, He serv'd two prenticeships, ...
— Hudibras • Samuel Butler

... Disputers of the Schools, You learned Coxcombs, and you well read Fools; You that have told us, Man must be our Head, And made Dame Nature Pimp to what you've said, Tell me where are the Joys of womans Life, When she consents to be a wedded Wife: Much less if she too kind and easie proves, And grants her Heart to one that swears he loves, I will not call ...
— The Fifteen Comforts of Matrimony: Responses From Women • Various

... Now the pimp and the brothel have passed away And the gambling hall is a dream; A railroad train now follows the trail Where we followed a nine-dog team. A thousand stamps now sing their song Where we panned on the gold shot ledge, And a picture show ...
— Rhymes of a Roughneck • Pat O'Cotter

... thought proper, and sticking at no Method of Defamation he should make the whole appear plausible and gain Adherents; and therefore with the utmost Assurance he affirms this Woman to be a Whore, that a Bawd, this Man a Pimp, that a Pathick tho' neither of them ever gave any Reason to be thought such, or were ...
— A Letter From a Clergyman to his Friend, - with an Account of the Travels of Captain Lemuel Gulliver • Anonymous



Words linked to "Pimp" :   procuress, ponce, ply, offender, supply, whoremonger, procurer, whoremaster, panderer, wrongdoer, procure, provide, pander, cater, England



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