There are 2 main definitions of lizard in English:

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lizard 1

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪzəd/

noun

A reptile that typically has a long body and tail, four legs, movable eyelids, and a rough, scaly, or spiny skin.
  • Suborder Lacertilia (or Sauria), order Squamata: many families.
Example sentences
  • In the end, they supplied the moviemakers with three monitor lizards and six bearded dragon lizards.
  • The Newcastle-based trust's pair of bearded dragon lizards were on show throughout the weekend.
  • The lizards get their Bearded Dragon name because of spikes under the chin that gives the appearance of a full beard.

Phrases

flat out like a lizard drinking

Australian informal
Going or working as hard or as fast as possible: the leaders of the race were flat out like a lizard drinking
More example sentences
  • I thought I should post a belated apology for the lack of blogging; I've just been flat out like a lizard drinking.
  • The dude has been flat out like a lizard drinking all year and deserves some silly time.
  • Look, I'd love to help you, I really would, but I'm flat out like a lizard drinking.

Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French lesard(e), from Latin lacertus 'lizard, sea fish', also 'muscle'.

Words that rhyme with lizard

blizzard, gizzard, izard, vizard, wizard

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Line breaks: liz¦ard

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Lizard 2

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪzəd/
A promontory in SW England, in Cornwall. Its southern tip, Lizard Point, is the southernmost point of the British mainland.

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