Sparrow’s fart

Idiom

Sparrow’s fart

Definition

very early in the morning

Examples

I have to get up at sparrow’s fart

We’ve got a long day ahead, so let’s start at sparrow’s fart

Origin

believed to have originated from the Latin phrase ‘Diluculo surgente’, meaning ‘at dawn’

FAQs

Why is it called ‘Sparrow’s fart’?

It is believed to be derived from the Latin phrase ‘Diluculo surgente’, meaning ‘at dawn’.

Is it still commonly used?

Yes, it is still commonly used in the English language.