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Definition of "ritzy" [ritzy]

  • Informal Elegant; fancy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ritzy" in a sentence
  • "On a Saturday night, Rivielle invited 25 girls to her home in ritzy Garden City, N.Y., for chocolate fondue, manicures, facials and massages."
  • "The information about the five members of the family heading for the "ritzy" - resort was the Chronicle's lead paragraph and the news about the Yellowstone Club affording an opportunity for the very rich to ski was the third paragraph in the story."
  • "The scientist’s paternal great-grandfather was a hotelkeeper in ritzy Lake Geneva, WI and married a banker’s daughter."