ritzy

[ rit-see ]
/ ˈrɪt si /

adjective, ritz·i·er, ritz·i·est.Slang.

swanky; elegant; posh: a ritzy neighborhood; a ritzy hotel.

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Origin of ritzy

1915–20, Americanism;see ritz, -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM ritzy

ritz·i·ly, adverbritz·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ritzy

ritzy
/ (ˈrɪtsɪ) /

adjective ritzier or ritziest

slang luxurious or elegant

Derived forms of ritzy

ritzily, adverbritziness, noun
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