a person who rises at an early hour.
a person who arrives before others, as for the purpose of gaining some advantage:
The early birds got the best seats for the play.
(initial capital letters) Aerospace. the first of the Intelsat series of communications satellites, orbited (1965) by Intelsat.
(informal) a person who rises early or arrives in good time
one of a number of communications satellites, the first of which was launched in 1965 into a stationary orbit and provided telephone channels between Europe and the US See also Intelsat
: an early-bird session/ early-bird radio program
- Early bird catches the worm
Also, early bird gets the worm. One who arrives first has the best chance for success, as in She’s always the first one in line and does well at these auctions—the early bird catches the worm! This proverbial saying, first recorded in English in 1605, is so familiar that it is often shortened to early […]
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a disease of plants characterized by leaf spotting, defoliation, and stunted growth, caused by any of several fungi, as Alternaria solani or Cercospora apii.
- Early christian
adjective 1. denoting or relating to the style of architecture that started in Italy in the 3rd century ad and spread through the Roman empire until the 5th century
- Early closing
noun (Brit) 1. 2. the day on which this happens: Thursday is early closing in Aylesbury