This time, he was touting ‘Veganville,’ and butted heads with Bobby Moynihan, who was pimping ‘Sausage Depot.’
I was beginning to think the entire interview would merely serve the function of Gloria Allred pimping her book.
A crony named Tyrone “HK” McMillan faces even heavier time after being convicted last month of pimping underage girls.
In November, a South Dakota couple pleaded guilty to pimping girls through the site.
Essentially, aggravated pimping is a worse version of pimping.
His mother had been laundress to a man of quality, and thus he early acquired a taste for pimping and pedigree.
And I should not be the first that has procured his greatness by pimping.
Convert the brave, honest officers of your navy into pimping tide-waiters and colony officers of the customs.
They should not be pressed by "such a pimping vessel" as the Princess Augusta.
Amongst these was the worthy Mr. Trent, for whom he had often done business of the pimping vocation.
c.1600, of unknown origin, perhaps from Middle French pimpant "alluring in dress, seductive," present participle of pimper "to dress elegantly" (16c.), from Old French pimpelorer, pipelorer "decorate, color, beautify." Weekley suggests Middle French pimpreneau, defined in Cotgrave (1611) as "a knave, rascall, varlet, scoundrell," but Liberman is against this.
Judging by such recorded meanings of pimp as 'helper in mines; servant in logging camps,' this word was originally applied to boys and servants. [Liberman]The word also means "informer, stool pigeon" in Australia and New Zealand and in South Africa, where by early 1960s it existed in Swahili form impimpsi. Pimpmobile first recorded 1973 (six years before Popemobile).
PIMP. A male procurer, or cock bawd; also a small faggot used about London for lighting fires, named from introducing the fire to the coals. ["Dictionary of Buckish Slang, University Wit and Pickpocket Eloquence," London, 1811]
1630s (intransitive) "to act as a pimp," from pimp (n.). Related: Pimped; pimping.
Rapid questioning of a trainee by a superior
[1980s+ Medical; fr initials of put in my place]