MEANING: noun: Luxury, glamor, opulence, etc.
verb tr.: 1. To make a show of luxury or opulence.
2. To behave haughtily toward someone; to snub.

ETYMOLOGY: After César Ritz (1850-1918), a Swiss hotelier. Earliest documented use: 1900.

NOTES: César Ritz was known for his opulent hotels and was called “the hotelier of kings and the king of hoteliers”. The word ritz is often used in the phrase “to put on the ritz” meaning to “make an ostentatious show”.

RITV - television station sited in Providence, Rhode Island

FRITZ - with on the, malfunctioning

RITEZ - what the orthographically-challenged author sez he duz for a living