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Definition of early bird in English:

humorous A person who rises, arrives, or acts before the usual or expected time: he was always an early bird [as modifier]: many cruise lines offer early-bird discounts for people who plan ahead
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  • ‘Ahhh… the early bird finally arrives,’ her mother said, sarcasm dripping in her voice.
  • She's always an early bird, always, that wife of mine.
  • On the deluge of music albums, the early bird on the Indipop horizon says: ‘The more the number, the bigger is the competition.’
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