pimp
pimp 1 /'pimp/ n: one who derives income from the earnings of a prostitute usu. by soliciting business compare panderer
pimp 2 vi: to work as a pimp compare pandering

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

pimp
n.
A person who finds clients for prostitutes in exchange for a share of their earnings.
v.
To work as a pimp. See also pander

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


pimp
A person who procures a prostitute for customers or vice versa, usually sharing the profits of the prostitute's activities. A pimp commits the crime of pandering.
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


pimp
v. Slang.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


pimp
In feudal England, a type of tenure by which a tenant was permitted to use real property that belonged to a lord in exchange for the performance of some service, such as providing young women for the use and pleasure of the lord.
An individual who, for a fee, supplies another individual with a prostitute for sexual purposes.
To pander, or cater to the sexual desires of others in exchange for money.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


pimp
In feudal England, a type of tenure by which a tenant was permitted to use real property that belonged to a lord in exchange for the performance of some service, such as providing young women for the use and pleasure of the lord.
 
An individual who, for a fee, supplies another individual with a prostitute for sexual purposes.
 
To pander, or cater to the sexual desires of others in exchange for money.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

pimp
n.
   a person who procures a prostitute for customers or vice versa, sharing the profits of the person's activities. Supposedly he provides protection for the prostitutes, but quite often he will threaten, brutalize, rape, cheat and induce drug addiction of the prostitutes. A pimp commits the crime of pandering.
   See also: pander, panderer, prostitution

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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