Definition of ritz in English:
noun[mass noun] informal
early 20th century: from Ritz, a proprietary name of luxury hotels, from César Ritz (1850–1918), a Swiss hotel owner.
put on the ritz chiefly North American
- Make a show of luxury or extravagance: when you’re putting on the ritz, garnish your soup with an asparagus tip nestled in a small spoonful of lightly whipped creamMore example sentences
- In the 10th year of the Starck bathroom, the company's latest anniversary product is putting on the ritz for the celebrations.
- First off, I got a new job as a valet parker at some restaurant that's trying to put on the ritz.
Definition of ritz in:
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