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English term or phrase:pimps
Portuguese translation:cafetões
Entered by: Paulo Ferraretto
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08:30 Sep 4, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: pimps
what do you call men who take money from prostitutes? magistrates and pimps
Jerusa
cafetões
Explanation:
Termo mais usado, derivado de cáften [Do lunfardo cáften.]
S. m. Bras.
1. Aquele que vive à custa de meretrizes; rufião.
2. Empresário de prostíbulos que faz comércio explorando a prostituição; alcoviteiro, proxeneta.

[Sin. ger.: cafetão, cafifa e (lus.) chulo. Fem.: caftina. Pl.: cáftens. Cf. cafetã.]

Ref: Dicionário Aurélio
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Paulo Ferraretto
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Summary of answers provided
na +2cafetõesPaulo Ferraretto
na +2chulos ou proxenetasmmata
na +1gigolôs
Vivian
naChulo ou ProxenetaVanda.R


  

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5 mins peer agreement (net): +2
cafetões


Explanation:
Termo mais usado, derivado de cáften [Do lunfardo cáften.]
S. m. Bras.
1. Aquele que vive à custa de meretrizes; rufião.
2. Empresário de prostíbulos que faz comércio explorando a prostituição; alcoviteiro, proxeneta.

[Sin. ger.: cafetão, cafifa e (lus.) chulo. Fem.: caftina. Pl.: cáftens. Cf. cafetã.]

Ref: Dicionário Aurélio


Paulo Ferraretto
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agree  Silvio Picinini
21 mins

agree  Maria Eugenia Farre
1 day 1 hr
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28 mins peer agreement (net): +2
chulos ou proxenetas


Explanation:
Em Portugal: chulo usa-se mais na gíria, proxeneta é um termo mais "aceitável".

mmata
Portugal
Local time: 16:38
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  tradusport
2 hrs

agree  Frederico Mendes
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5 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
gigolôs


Explanation:
gigolô sm ch (fr gigolo)
1 Indivíduo que vive à custa de prostituta ou de mulher mantida por outrem. 2 Amante de coração.

Cafetão
1 Indivíduo de mau caráter e sem dignidade, que controla meretrizes, à custa de quem vive e por quem toma partido, envolvendo-se em brigas com outros; proxeneta.

Fonte: Michellis Disc Lingua Portuguesa



Vivian
United States
Local time: 11:38
PRO pts in pair: 194

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  DrSantos: É o termo mais equilibrado para a tradução
11 hrs
  -> thanks : )
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6 hrs
Chulo ou Proxeneta


Explanation:
As palavras que melhor traduzem "Pimp" são chulo e proxeneta.

Vanda.R
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