verb (used with object)
- ritz combination principle,
Origin of ritz
Examples from the Web for ritz
I had the privilege of interviewing Mohammed Assaf before he took the stage at The Ritz.
And Truth Revolt plans to bring active pressure to bear on sponsors and advertisers, as it is doing with Ritz and Sharpton.
The first Sharpton sponsor the group is targeting is Ritz Crackers, owned by Chicago-based Mondelez International.
Moments later, Hudson gives the Kaiser yet another gift: a blue teddy bear, which, of course, he got at the Ritz.Karl Lagerfeld Shows His Paternal Side in Carine Roitfeld Documentary|Isabel Wilkinson|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“It sounds kind of silly, but I really loved him,” says Ritz, 60.
I'd go to the Ritz or the Carlton and order the finest dinner for three that the most experienced chef ever heard of.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
Coffee succeeded—coffee made in the empty vegetable tin, and worthy of Maxim's or the Ritz.The Pursuit|Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
Lunch with me at the Ritz, and we will see whether the cookery, too, has been adapted to the new tastes.The Great Prince Shan|E. Phillips Oppenheim
I passed the Ritz Hotel with a tender thought of one who lay sleeping there, and hurried eastwards.The City in the Clouds|C. Ranger Gull
Then he got the sapphires out of the safe and went over to the Ritz.The Sleuth of St. James's Square|Melville Davisson Post
Word Origin for ritz
"high quality, superiority," 1910 (Ritzian, adj., is attested by 1908), in reference to the luxurious Ritz hotels in New York, London, Paris, etc., commemorating Swiss hotelier César Ritz (1850-1918). To put on the ritz "assume an air of superiority" is recorded from 1926. A verb ritz "to behave haughtily" is recorded from 1911.