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This page is about the slang term ritzy

Meaning: luxurious, high-class, expensive

For example:

  • Why do they always have to stay in those ritzy five-hunded-dollar a night hotels?

  • I'm going to a ritzy event at the Plaza Hotel tonight, so I've had to rent a tuxedo.

Quick Quiz:

If you live in a ritzy neighbourhood, most of the people who live nearby will be

a. wealthy

b. middle-class

c. poor

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Contributor: Matt Errey