lizzie

[liz-ee]

Origin of lizzie

First recorded in 1910–15

Lizzy

or Liz·zie

[liz-ee]
noun
  1. a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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Lizzie

pet form of fem. proper name Elizabeth, used colloquially for "a motor car" (especially an early-model Ford) from 1913; also tin lizzie.

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