tin lizzietin liz·zie
Slang any cheap or old automobile
Origin of tin lizzieorigin, originally nickname of an early model of Ford automobile
A dilapidated or cheap car.
Origin of tin lizzieAfter Tin Lizzie, nickname for the Ford Model T automobile, perhaps from Lizzie, name commonly given to horses, nickname for Elizabeth.
(plural Tin Lizzies)
- Alternative form of tin Lizzie.