Pronunciation: (rits),[key] —n. 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.
—v.t. Slang.to treat with condescension; snub: The star ritzed the reporters and got a bad press.