from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Elegant; fancy.
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- adj. elegant and luxurious
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- adj. luxuriously elegant
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.
His Jewishness is long marinated in Schubert impromptus and described as intellectually "ritzy".
According to a story by Jill Rosen of the Baltimore Sun, residents of the "ritzy" Scarlett Place condominium near the city's Inner Harbor have lately become outraged by dog feces found in the elevators, hallways and other common areas.
I live in the "ritzy" neighborhood that surrounds the Barnes.
However, this "ritzy" apartment looked suspiciously like a normal apartment.
This was what we had originally considered the "ritzy" complex because they had a waterfall on their pool.
But just as the $5 price tag at Starbucks includes amore than just coffee, the per student spending figures at all levels of education contain a lot of other spending, such as ritzy dorms, unnecessary staff, $13,000
In explaining the 'ritzy' to 'roadside' concept, Director of Tourism, Basil Smith, noted that this idea is brought out on the website through a picture frame, which gives various depictions of aspects of Jamaica.
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