ritzy

[rit-see]
adjective, ritzier, ritziest. Slang.
swanky; elegant; posh: a ritzy neighborhood; a ritzy hotel.

Origin:
1915–20, Americanism; see ritz, -y1

ritzily, adverb
ritziness, noun
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ritzy (ˈrɪtsɪ)
 
adj , ritzier, ritziest
slang luxurious or elegant
 
'ritzily
 
adv
 
'ritziness
 
n

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ritzy
1920, in ref. to the luxurious Ritz hotels in N.Y., London, Paris, etc., commemorating Swiss hotelier César Ritz (1850-1918). Ritz (n.), as in put on the ritz "assume an air of superiority" is recorded from 1926.
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ritzy definition

[ˈrɪtsi]
  1. mod.
    elegant; flamboyant. : That is a real ritzy car.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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Example sentences
Their vast inventory is mind boggling and includes ritzy gift baskets that make
  luxurious presents.
If you live near a park or in a ritzy part of town, you may be more inclined to
  walk than to hop in a cab or train.
Bedbugs can be found anywhere from ritzy high-rises to homeless shelters.
Set throughout the city from the bustling downtown to ritzy, upper-crust
  neighborhoods.
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