Quick Definition: A person (usually a man) who brokers the sexual favors of women for profits, either monetarily or socially.
*PUA Lingo does not endorse or support the use of these terms. We strive to describe them the best we can based on the seduction community’s uses for them in improving men’s (and some women’s) dating lives.
PUAs are not pimps in the traditional sense, in that sex is not a business for them. Real pimping is not as glamorous as it seems and usually involves emotional or physical leverage of the pimp over his “hos.”
Since prostitution has been around since the dawn of man, there is a long history of the underground pimp world, and a lot of it still tribal knowledge. Research the history of the word. There are many different branches of pimp game, including gorillas pimping and psychological pimping methods. The financial models of pimps and where to invest the money are all passed down from an OG to a newcomer.
A great book on the Pimp Game is Pimpology: The 48 Laws of the Game. Although pimping is a dirty and, some would argue, immoral business, Pimping Ken makes analogies from pimping to other areas of life. His most interesting quote is that pimping is a system the pimp sets up in order to benefit from the effort of others. In a strange way, this is also the case with business owners and their employees.
Here is an example of the commercialization and glamorization of pimping in the 50 cent and snoop dogg video: