Slang luxurious, fashionable, elegant, etc.
Origin of ritzyafter the Ritz hotels, known for their opulence, founded by César Ritz (1850-1918), Swiss-born hotelier
adjectiveritz·i·er, ritz·i·est Informal
Origin of ritzyAfter the Ritz, hotels, established by César Ritz, (1850–1918), Swiss hotelier.
- put on the Ritz
From the Ritz-Carlton Hotels +"Ž -y, from Ritz hotel founder CÃ©sar Ritz, from southern Switzerland.