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
A community on youtube who animate with the program Pivot Stickfigure Animator. This community contains many members, most of which are under the age of 14. Thanks to the main community members like PivotmasterDX, Hopdiddy, Deltapivot, and Magnificentness saying 1337 words and repeating memes and fads mindlessly, like they're funny, the massive community of noobs has spammed them and have now ruined the whole comedy of such behavior.
Yeh I haev pivot, but i qwit becuz it waz too boaring foar me. But i still suck up 2 PivotmasterDX becuz he's popular and i'm a conforming prepubescent middle-skewler. it aer funneh when i talk liek this becuz funneh ppl talk leik thizz. So i herd u liek mudki- *gets shot*
by 2009ends July 16, 2009

1. A person who is the target of a groups jokes, usually by his friends.
"When everybody started making fun of him Joe felt like a pivot"
by BoxCar Racer April 05, 2009
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