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"pimp" in British English

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pimpnoun [C]

uk   us   /pɪmp/
a man who ​controls prostitutes, ​especially by ​findingcustomers for them, and ​takes some of the ​money that they ​earn

pimpverb

uk   us   /pɪmp/

pimp verb (PROSTITUTE)

[I or T] to ​act as a pimp, getting ​customers for prostitutes; to ​provide someone to a ​customer as a ​prostitute : He ​spent most of his ​adultlife pimping. They pimped the ​girls to a ​range of ​clients in the ​area.

pimp verb (DECORATE)

[T] informal to make something ​lookfashionable or ​impressive, usually by ​adding things to it: He had pimped his ​truck with new ​lights and ​chromeaccessories.
(Definition of pimp from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pimp" in American English

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pimpnoun [C]

 us   /pɪmp/
a man who ​controls prostitutes (= ​peoplepaid for ​sex)
(Definition of pimp from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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