Definition of ritz in English:

ritz

noun

informal
  • 1North American Ostentatious luxury and glamour.

    ‘removed from all the ritz and glitz’
  • 2[usually with negative] Used in reference to luxurious accommodation.

    ‘it's not the Ritz, but it's convenient, clean, and good value for money’
    ‘sure as hell ain't the Ritz, but it's a place to call home’
    ‘here is the Ritz of all shelters’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Ritz, a proprietary name associated with luxury hotels, from César Ritz (1850–1918), a Swiss hotel owner.

Pronunciation:

ritz

/rits/