Pronunciation: (rits), [key]
1. ostentatious or pretentious display.
2. put on the ritz, Informal.to live in elegance and luxury, esp. to make an ostentatious show of one's wealth: They put on the ritz to impress their guests. Also,put on the Ritz.
Slang.to treat with condescension; snub: The star ritzed the reporters and got a bad press.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.