What does early bird mean?


Idiom Meaning:

someone who wakes up early in the morning


Examples of this Idiom in Movies & TV Shows:


Star Trek: The Next Generation “The Best of Both Worlds” (1990)

Time of Scene: ~00:09:15

Lt. Cmdr Elizabeth Paula Shelby: Morning. Early bird gets the worm, eh? We’ve had some interesting results.

Commander William T. Riker: Commander Shelby. Walk with me, Commander.

Lt. Commander Data: Early bird? I believe Commander Shelby erred. There is no evidence of avifaunal or crawling vermicular life forms on Jouret IV.


The Office “Office Olympics” (2005)

Time of Scene: ~00:00:01

Michael Scott: I’m an early bird and I’m a night owl. So I’m wise and I have worms.


The Truman Show (1998)

Time of Scene: ~00:47:35

Truman: Are you listening to a word I’m saying?

Meryl: You’re upset because you want to go to Fiji. Is that it? Okay. Okay. Go. I think you should save for a few months, and then go. There! You happy now? I’m gonna go take a shower.

Truman: Let’s go now. I’m ready to go now. Why wait?

Meryl: What?

Truman: The early bird gathers no moss! The rolling stone catches the worm, right!

Meryl: Truman! What are you doing?

Truman: Where shall we go? Where. Shall. We. Go?

Meryl: Truman, where are we going?

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