flash as a rat with a gold tooth

Flash as a rat with a gold tooth
(AU) Someone who's as flash as a rat with a gold tooth tries hard to impress people by their appearance or bahaviour.

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  • flash as a rat with a gold tooth — Ostentatious, showy and a bit too flashily dressed. This phrase is used only of a man, and implies that although he may be well dressed and well groomed, there is also something a bit dodgy about him. In spite of a superficial smartness, he is… …   Australian idioms

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