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tin lizzie

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noun Older Slang.
  1. a small, cheap automobile in run-down condition, especially a Model T Ford.
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Origin of tin lizzie

First recorded in 1910–15
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Related Words for tin lizzie

crate, heap, jalopy, rattletrap, wreck

British Dictionary definitions for tin lizzie

tin lizzie

noun
  1. informal an old or decrepit car; jalopy
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Word Origin for tin lizzie

originally a nickname for the Model T Ford
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