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put on the ritz to assume a superior air or make an ostentatious display
[from the luxury hotels created by the Swiss hotelier César Ritz (1850–1918)]
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Noun1.ritz - Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918)Ritz - Swiss hotelier who created a chain of elegant hotels (1850-1918)
2.ritz - ostentatious display of elegance; "they put on the ritz"
fanfare, ostentation, flash - a gaudy outward display
3.Ritz - an ostentatiously elegant hotel
hotel - a building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
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Lady Anselman stood in the centre of the lounge at the Ritz Hotel and with a delicately-poised forefinger counted her guests.
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Sixteen varieties of Ritz Cracker Sandwiches and Ritz Bits products in the United States are being recalled by Mondelez International because they contain whey powder that's been recalled due to the potential presence of Salmonella.
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Swiss hotelier Cesar Ritz, known as the king of hoteliers and hotelier to kings, founded the Hotel Ritz in Paris and Ritz Hotel in London in the late 1800s.