early riser
Someone who rises (gets up) early in the morning.

I was surprised to see him asleep at 10:00, as hes normally such an early riser


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  • (an) early riser — an early/late/riser phrase someone who usually gets out of bed early late Thesaurus: going to bed, getting up and staying in bedhyponym to sleep, or to go to sleepsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • Riser — may refer to: Riser (casting), a reservoir in a manufacturing mold Stair riser, the vertical elements in a set of stairs Drilling riser, a device used on a ship or offshore drilling rig Neil Riser, a member of the Louisiana State Senate (United… …   Wikipedia

  • Riser — Ris er, n. 1. One who rises; as, an early riser. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) (a) The upright piece of a step, from tread to tread. Hence: (b) Any small upright face, as of a seat, platform, veranda, or the like. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mining) A shaft… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • riser — ► NOUN 1) a person who habitually gets out of bed at a particular time of the morning: an early riser. 2) a vertical section between the treads of a staircase. 3) a vertical pipe for the upward flow of liquid or gas. 4) a low platform on a stage… …   English terms dictionary

  • early bird — {n} An early riser from bed. * /Jane and Tom are real early birds; they get up at 6 A.M. every morning./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • early bird — {n} An early riser from bed. * /Jane and Tom are real early birds; they get up at 6 A.M. every morning./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • riser — [[t]ra͟ɪzə(r)[/t]] risers 1) N COUNT: supp N An early riser is someone who likes to get up early in the morning. A late riser is someone who likes to get up late. He was an early riser and he would be at the breakfast table at half past seven. 2) …   English dictionary

  • early — ear|ly1 W1S1 [ˈə:li US ˈə:rli] adj comparative earlier superlative earliest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(first part)¦ 2¦(before usual)¦ 3¦(beginning)¦ 4¦(new thing)¦ 5 the early hours 6 an early start 7 at/from an early age …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • early — 1 adjective 1 NEAR THE BEGINNING near to the beginning of a day, year, someone s life etc: We ve booked two weeks holiday in early May. | Her early life was miserably unhappy. | in the early days (=at the beginning of a process, project etc): In… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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