Origin of lizzie
First recorded in 1910–15
- a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Examples from the Web for lizzie
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Andrew Borden, his two daughters, Lizzie and Emma, and his wife, Abby, lived in the stately abode at 92 Second Street.
The Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast has a tendency to lose its guests in the middle of the night.
After 90 minutes of deliberation, the jury found that the evidence was insufficient and acquitted Lizzie.
On the piano is a portrait of Lizzie, and replica skulls of the Bordens are displayed in the dining room.
And the three friends, Connie and Sarah and Lizzie, came and went.
She went round to Lizzie and Sarah to see what they thought.
Harriett put on her hat and went round to Lizzie and Sarah in turn.
She was glad enough when Lizzie came to her; she still liked Lizzie best.
As Lizzie put it, Sarah's appearance was an outrage on her contemporaries.
Word Origin and History for lizzie
pet form of fem. proper name Elizabeth, used colloquially for "a motor car" (especially an early-model Ford) from 1913; also tin lizzie.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper