at the crack of dawn
Definition of at the crack of dawn
: very early in the morning : at dawn We got up at the crack of dawn to go fishing.
Word by Word Definitions
: to make a very sharp explosive sound
: to break, split, or snap apart
: fail: such as
: a loud roll or peal
: a sudden sharp noise
: a sharp witty remark : quip
: of superior excellence or ability
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