[url-ship] /ˈɜrl ʃɪp/
[ur-lee] /ˈɜr li/ adverb, earlier, earliest. 1. in or during the first part of a period of time, a course of action, a series of events, etc.: early in the year. 2. in the early part of the morning: to get up early. 3. before the usual or appointed time; ahead of time: They came […]
noun 1. a person who uses a new product or technology before it becomes widely known or used. noun 1. one of the first people or organizations to make use of a new technology noun a person who starts using a technology or product when it first available
adjective 1. (of furniture, buildings, utensils, etc.) built or made in the U.S. in the colonial period or somewhat later. 2. built or made in imitation of works of this period.
- Early bath
noun a premature departure from an athletic field, esp. due to injury or dismissal by officials; also called early shower Word Origin from being sent to the showers or locker room Usage Note UK