medallion man

medallion man

A man who dresses in a flashy way, usually with his shirt open to expose his chest and (often gold) jewelry. Primarily heard in UK. Once the medallion man arrived at the party, all of the women decided to leave. My husband used to be a medallion man, but thankfully his style has gotten more conservative over the years.
See also: man
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Sir Tom Jones was a notable one, not least for the fact he almost dispelled that medallion man image to play a depressed former factory worker in a frumpy cardy in 2012 drama King Of The Teds.
STAGGIES BOSS: I OWE IT ALL TO MY MENTOR TOMMY BURNS BACK PAGE Amy's 1st taste of WAG success THIS Is The Life for Amy Macdonald, who's finally found her medallion man.
MEDALLION MAN UNITED:CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - 1999 PREMIER LEAGUE - 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 FA CUP - 1994, 1996, 1999 COMMUNITY SHIELD - 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997 FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP - 2000 REAL MADRID: LA LIGA - 2007 SUPERCOPA - 2003 LA GALAXY:MLS CUP - 2011
But I sat within earshot of news reporters tasked to interview medallion man.
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The medallion man will be spinning his wheels of steel at the launch of the new party nights at the Academy on Friday.
But Medallion Man chains, popular in the 1980s, have fallen out of fashion, as have sovereign rings, a must-have for young men five years ago, which now carry the hoodie stigma.
Alex Woodward, son of Mark - Tom's son and agent - is more medal man than medallion man as he is tipped for success when he competes as a full-bore rifle shooter at the Melbourne games in March.
He was the original medallion man, wearing snappy (often shiny) suits with shirts unbuttoned half way down his chest, revealing some of Elizabeth Duke's finest gold jewellery.
All in all, it's a pretty prolonged attack on Ponty's favourite medallion man.
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JUST call me medallion man," Steve Staunton might have said, as he enjoyed success after success wherever he played.
Brutus, the original medallion man, agreed: "I've been doing the show since 1989 and the Priory must be one of the best locations I've been to.
He seemed very credible, a bit of a medallion man - but that's common in the motor trade.