- day boy
: a day student at a boys' boarding school especially in Great Britain
* * *Chiefly Brit.a male boarding-school student who lives at home.[1840-50]
* * *a boy who studies at a boarding school but does not live thereThesaurus: school pupilshyponym
* * *day boy,a nonresident student who attends a boarding school: »
He had been a happy day boy at his preparatory school and won a scholarship to a public school, where he was also happy as a boarder (Sunday Times).
* * *a boy ↑day pupil
Useful english dictionary. 2012.