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n. (context UK colloquial English) (primarily Manchester) A small or short cigarette; by extension, the butt end of a cigarette, before it has been completely smoked; a half-smoked cigarette.


DIMP may refer to:

  • Diisopropyl methylphosphonate, a chemical byproduct in the production of sarin gas
  • DIMP (N-(3,5-dimethyl-4-isoxazolylmethyl)phthalimide), a non-steroidal antiandrogen
DIMP (antiandrogen)

DIMP (developmental code name Ro 7-8117), or N-(3,5-dimethyl-4-isoxazolylmethyl)phthalimide, is a non-steroidal antiandrogen (NSAA) structurally related to thalidomide (which also binds to and antagonizes the androgen receptor (AR)) that was first described in 1973 and was never marketed. Along with flutamide, it was one of the earliest NSAAs to be discovered, and for this reason, has been described as a "classical" NSAA. The drug is a selective, competitive, silent antagonist of the AR, although it is described as an "only relatively weak competitor". DIMP possesses no androgenic, estrogenic, progestogenic, or antigonadotropic activity, but it does reverse the antigonadotropic effects of testosterone, indicating that, like other pure AR antagonists, it is progonadotropic.

DIMP is the lead antiandrogen of the phthalimide group of non-steroidal AR ligands, and a variety of AR ligands with higher affinity for the AR have been derived from DIMP and thalidomide.