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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I have always loved him, but kept quiet about it in the days when women threw their knickers at him and he wore chunky jewellery and too-tight trousers because he was considered a cliched Medallion Man.
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.
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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.
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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.
I'm sure with a bit more effort and imagination from the right people we could make a race day that racing can be proud of (come to think of it we've already got these days at some of our great festivals) without having to resort to It's A Knockout-style gimmicks but without colourful characters like Eddie Waring, and Stuart 'The Medallion Man' Hall.
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. But will it harm his increasingly hip public image?
As for chat-up lines: "I'm single and ready to mingle!" was the best it got from medallion man Alik Alfus.
A STAR was born on Centre Court as medallion man Nick Kyrgios produced a truly golden display to stun Rafael Nadal.
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