the act of begging shamelessly, either in person or through other means (e.g. facebook), for a 'thumbs up' on urban dictionary in the hopes of getting "word of the day".
guy 1: yo dude! wanna gimme a thumbs up for my word?
guy 2: no man, it sucks.
guy 1: come onnnnn, i'd get extra credit for my class if i get the most 'thumbs up'
guy 2: whatever man, who cares?
guy 1: i do! so gimme a thumbs up!
guy 2: fine! just go away you thumbing whore!
guy 1: allllrrigghhhhttt! *thumbs up*