(verb) to fix something, (normally in a hospitality venue), but in a really tacky, down-market or shoddy way. Often done using gaffer tape
(aka Ritz tape
), or just
by trying to carefully arrange the malfunctioning object so it looks vaguely
passable for use in the workplace, or with customers.
(adjective) something that has been Ritzed, or has the appearance of having been Ritzed, ie is rickety or broken
hanging together by a thread.
an ironic reference to the high-class Ritz chain
Cory: "Hey Nick, another one of these damn trestle tables
has splintered, check out this
big chunk that some derro
Nick: "Doesn't matter man, we need to get this
all sorted. Ritz
that shit up"
Cory: "With gaffer?"
Nick: "Yeah man. It's in the safe."
Cory: "All done mate"
Nick: "Nice. That shit is hella Ritzy".