day boy


day boy
noun
: a day student at a boys' boarding school especially in Great Britain

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Chiefly Brit.
a male boarding-school student who lives at home.
[1840-50]

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day boy UK US noun [countable] [singular day boy plural day boys] british
a boy who studies at a boarding school but does not live there
Thesaurus: school pupilshyponym

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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).

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ˈday boy [day boy] noun (BrE)
a boy ↑day pupil

Useful english dictionary. 2012.