Where the goods are extravagant and flashy, the characters are there to match.
The Sumiyoshi-kai, with close to 11,000 members, is based in Tokyo, with offices in the luxurious Ginza area and flashy Akasaka.
Others refuse to speak in gender-mixed company, be photographed, or wear a color as flashy as pink.
It was important that she look less “flashy” at lunch so that she would be taken seriously.
ESPN had clearly been expecting a strongly lit stage set in the center of a flashy club.
He had removed his collar, tie, and flashy diamond pin, and was diligently wrapping the thong of a black-jack about his wrist.
Such women as he had known were of nearly one type, selfish, ignorant, flashy.
To enhance her value as a feature in the eyes of the countrymen she wore a gorgeous crown set with cheap but flashy stones.
She was a large, flashy woman, wearing a quantity of cheap jewellery.
After the meeting the pastor of the Baptists, an high notionist and a flashy man, asked me what must be damned.
[carnival sense fr earlier meaning of flats, ''playing cards,'' or fr earlier meaning ''dishonest dice'']