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pimp-slap (plural pimp-slaps)

  1. Alternative spelling of pimp slap
    • 1998, Ron Nixon, "Farrakhan, the Hip-Hop Generation, and the Failure of Black American Leadership", in Amy Alexander (ed.), The Farrakhan Factor: African-American Writers on Leadership, Nationhood, and Minister Louis Farrakhan, Grove Press, →ISBN, page 190,
      Although Jesse Jackson and several other Civil Rights Era leaders criticized Clinton for the remarks, they nevertheless endorsed him for president. Many politically-aware young black people saw that as a pimp-slap in the face.
    • 1999, Dan Kelly, "Birchismo", in The Baffler 13, reprinted in Thomas Frank and David Mulcahey (eds.), Boob Jubilee: The Cultural Politics of the New Economy, W. W. Norton & Company (2003), →ISBN, page 356,
      [] a generation for whom the landmark events of Sixties were an unpleasant series of pimp-slaps.
    • 2002, Jai Anthony-Lewis Husband, Behold..., iUniverse, →ISBN, page 118,
      [] I spent hours preparing and I still got slammed—” ¶ “Yeah, it was like an opened-handed pimp-slap!”
    • 2004, Rita Rashad, Love At Half-court: It May Be The Same Game, But It’s No Ordinary Love!, iUniverse, →ISBN, pages 27–28,
      Then the next thing I knew, my Mom whipped around and gave Kellie one of those backhanded pimp-slaps across the face.


pimp-slap (third-person singular simple present pimp-slaps, present participle pimp-slapping, simple past and past participle pimp-slapped)

  1. (slang, vulgar, transitive) To slap powerfully in the face; to deliver a pimp slap to.
    • 1994, Jervey Tervalon, Understand This, Morrow, →ISBN, page 71,
      Come over here like you think you gonna pimp-slap me because you driving your brother’s Benz.
    • 1997, Belle Waring, "Eleventh Day of Rain", in Dark Blonde Poems, Sarabande Books, →ISBN, page 58,
      This is the eleventh day of rain in a row / when the wind off the river pimp-slaps us university whores / heading to class.
    • 2004 December 29, Neil Prakash, "9 November(D+1): Fire for Effect", in Matthew Currier Burden, The Blog of War: front-line dispatches from soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, Simon and Schuster (2006), →ISBN, page 182,
      When that round hit the building, it looked like God himself came down and pimp-slapped him off the building. He just flew sideways like he was catapulted into orbit.
    • 2006, O.G. Wise, Queen Bee, Cook City Publishing Inc., →ISBN, page 142,
      Renny got up and pimp-slapped the taste outta his mouth!
    • For additional quotations, see pimp slap.