Definition of ritzy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrɪtsi/

adjective (ritzier, ritziest)

Expensively stylish: the ritzy Plaza Hotel
More example sentences
  • The restaurant Adam chose to go to was this fancy-nancy one located in the most expensive and ritzy of London.
  • If you blew your holiday shopping and entertaining budget, skip toasting the New Year with expensive champagne at an overpriced party or ritzy restaurant.
  • As far as she could tell, it was about some guy moving to some island and going to ritzy parties and drinking.
luxurious, luxury, deluxe, plush, sumptuous, palatial, lavish, lavishly appointed, gorgeous, opulent, splendid, magnificent, lush, glamorous, glittering, rich, costly, expensive, upmarket, fancy, stylish, grandiose
British informal swish
North American informal swank



Example sentences
  • Hampson's as yet untitled work opens two weeks after the Scottish premiere of his ritzily sultry version of Romeo and Juliet for the Royal New Zealand Ballet, which comes to Scotland for the first time on Tuesday.


Example sentences
  • If you go to New York the ritziness is far greater.
  • Though it may be possible to resurrect some of the town's former ritziness, Boulder City will likely always remain a community apart, removed from the hustle of Las Vegas.

Words that rhyme with ritzy

ditzy, glitzy, itsy-bitsy, Mitzi, Uffizi

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