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8.
Used by the media to explain how politicians often say crazy things to appeal to their base during a primary, and then adopt more moderate attitudes once they win their party's nomination. More generally, it's a euphemism for lying or any behavior which upsets our basic expectations of the social contract.
Mitt Romney pivoted on every major issue during the debate.

When Fabrizio slept with all those hookers in Bangkok, he pivoted on his wedding vow to be "faithful and true til death do us part."

During the Srebrenica massacre, the Serbian army pivoted on the position that slaughtering thousands of unarmed and defenseless civilians is a shitty thing to do.
by Ransomer October 09, 2012
 
1.
A hot chick a guy will bring with him to a social outing to make him seem cooler to other chicks. Generally she is just friends with the guy and knows she is mainly there to help him get some e-z pussy.
Dude, I love Steph! I used her as a pivot last night and I got to fuck this really hot chick and her mom!
by Alcheato March 29, 2006
 
2.
turn (spin) around on the spot - or turn from a central point
On Friends, when Ross, Rachel & Chandler are taking the couch upstairs
"Pivot!!!! PIVOT!!!! PIIIVVAAHHHHTTTT!!!"
"SHUT UP! SHUT UP!!!!! SHUT UUUPPPP!!!!"
by the_devil_4rom_hell July 30, 2008
 
3.
A pivot is where a start-up company decides to switch direction in how they make their revenue. This is often after their first plan results in failure. Pivot as relates to entrepreneurship.
The yellow widget drew two dollars in sales, so the company did a pivot and decided to sell the pink widgets.
by DJmeems April 08, 2011
 
4.
Pivot is a person who will help the pointman and wingman get hooked up with other girls.
Pivot whom walks in mentions a few good words about the wingman and pointman.
by Clinton Ziza Smith May 12, 2006
 
5.
A stick figure animator created by Peter Bone. Many people post their animations on Youtube. Also a phone's name.
Pivot is easier than easytoons.
by twix2twinky August 12, 2007
 
6.
Pivot \ˈpi-vət\
Noun

a : a person, thing, or factor having a major or central role, function, or effect

b : the only female at an orgy.
Jenn was playing pivot last night, only thing keeping it from being gay sex.
by NunyaBidness October 24, 2012
 
7.
any affliction that causes a person to tandemly discharge bodily fluids from both ends of the digestive track resulting in a squat-bend pivot motion to aim the fluids from the offending end toward a porclain goddess
If you think vomiting or diarrhea is the pivots, you are half right.
by Gaelwynn June 25, 2011