Early-bird definition

A person who arises early in the morning.
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One that arrives or takes place early or before others.
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A person who arrives early, or one who gets up early in the morning.
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(idiomatic) A person who wakes early or arrives early, typically before most others.
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Night owl.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
early-bird
Plural:
early-birds

Origin of early-bird

  • From the expression “The early bird catches the worm.”

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the expression the early bird catches the worm.

    From Wiktionary