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Pompo-Verbosity & other Figurative Lingos
Historical slang term for a pimp . See pimp for synonyms.
ETYMOLOGY: Dates as far back as the 15 th century and possibly derives from itsFrench equivalent, maquereau . Defined by Captain Francis Grose in Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue (1811) as: ' A bawd : from the French maquerel .'