put on the ritz

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put on the ritz (third-person singular simple present puts on the ritz, present participle putting on the ritz, simple past and past participle put on the ritz)

  1. (idiomatic) to make a show of luxury and extravagance
    • 1989, Marylyn Springer, Arthur Frommer, Frommer's Guide to Florida, 1990 - Page 465
      "One of the most beautiful hotels to open in Florida in recent years, the Ritz-Carlton puts on the ritz but in subtle style, illustrating elegance without shouting about it."