Definitions starting with P

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v. [cf. Guy. pimpish observing slyly (Rickfor 1976: 12), Vir. pimpin' spying (Roy); Australian pimp n. sneak, informer W3; DAE pimp v. do mean action to gain favor with a superior; cf. OED pimper to look through half shut eyes obs. → 1600] 1. to pass on incriminating information about a person: He's always like pimp on people in school, get them in trouble (Nassau). (Black)

2. to get a person dismissed from work in order to secure his job for oneself. (Black)

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Last update: 2010-11-19 17:16
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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