pimp

pimp(
pihmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (prostitution)
a. el proxeneta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Many prostitutes were the victims of physical abuse from the pimps they worked for.Muchas prostitutas sufrían abusos físicos de los proxenetas para quienes trabajaban.
b. el chulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She was introduced to drugs by her pimp.Fue su chulo quien la inició en el consumo de drogas.
c. el cafiche
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
It was a rough area, frequented by drug dealers, pimps, and swindlers.Era una zona peligrosa frecuentada por traficantes de drogas, cafiches y timadores.
d. el padrote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Her pimp kept most of her money in exchange for protection.Su padrote se quedaba con casi todo su dinero a cambio de protección.
e. el cafiolo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
(Southern Cone)
What does he live on? - He's a pimp and a drug dealer.¿De qué vive? - Es cafiolo y traficante de drogas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (prostitution)
a. ejercer de proxeneta
He earned his livelihood from pimping.Se ganaba la vida ejerciendo de proxeneta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (prostitution)
a. prostituir
He pimped and exploited them in all imaginable ways.Las prostituía y explotaba de todas las formas imaginables.
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pimp
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el proxeneta
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
b. el chulo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
c. el cafiolo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(River Plate)
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pimp [pɪmp]
noun
proxeneta (m) (formal); chulo (m) (de putas) (informal); (Esp) cafiche (m) (informal); (S. Cone)
intransitive verb
to pimp for sb ejercer de proxeneta de algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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