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
After the Ritz hotels, established by César Ritz (1850-1918), Swiss hotelier.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From the Ritz-Carlton Hotels + -y, from Ritz hotel founder César Ritz, from southern Switzerland. (Wiktionary)