Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EARLY BIRD

Didn't you tell him I was the early bird gone out to catch the worm?

"The early bird got the worm this time, I'm sure," said Mrs. Jo, merrily.

First come first served, and the early bird laps up the cream.

Grodman was not an early bird, now that he had no worms to catch.

Perhaps you have heard that the early bird catches the worm.

It is not always the early bird that gets chicken and mushrooms.

Confusion to the Early Bird: May it and the worm both be picked up.

I picked up from him a variant on "the early bird catches the worm."

The early bird has to be very early to get off with the worm.

The gates were padlocked together, and the blinds were drawn in the lodge; evidently the keeper was not an early bird.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EARLY BIRD

early

adjectivesooner than expected
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.