A clerk required to maintain a posh stylish look to appear well educated and a man of power. In order to get well paying jobs or marry a female of noble birth. One had to "play the part." 2.) British A Cockney rhyming slang for a shark.
1.) A wife or significant other, usually referred to as an "old blade".
2.) Derog. A loud cantankerous woman.
3.) Irish. Derog. A gaudy dressed or bizarre hot mess. Sadly, she's unaware that she stands out in the crowd.
The kind of ride you have to smooth talk. "C'mon baby just get me to work and I promise I will get that new carburetor you need." If your friends have 10 different shady nicknames for your g-ride, then you're rolling in a bucket.