bright and early
Definition of bright and early
: very early We will be getting up bright and early in the morning.
Word by Word Definitions
: radiating or reflecting light : shining, sparkling
: radiant with happiness
: a color of high saturation : a bright (see 1bright 4) color
: near the beginning of a period of time
: near the beginning of a course, process, or series
: before the usual or expected time
: of, relating to, or occurring near the beginning of a period of time, a development, or a series
: distant in past time
Seen and Heard
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