Definition of put on the ritz in English:

put on the ritz


North American
  • Make a show of luxury or extravagance.

    ‘when you're putting on the ritz, garnish your soup with an asparagus tip nestled in a small spoonful of lightly whipped cream’
    • ‘In the 10th year of the Starck bathroom, the company's latest anniversary product is putting on the ritz for the celebrations.’
    • ‘First off, I got a new job as a valet parker at some restaurant that's trying to put on the ritz.’