day pupil


day pupil
ˈday pupil [day pupil] (BrE) (also ˈday student NAmE, BrE) noun
a school student who goes to a ↑boarding school but lives at home
See also:day student

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  • Day pupil — Day pupils (also known as day hops or day scholars and, in single sex schools, day boys or day girls) are students who attend boarding school but who are not boarders and who travel between home and school every day. The majority of boarding… …   Wikipedia

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  • day pupil — /ˈdeɪ pjupəl/ (say day pyoohpuhl) noun a pupil who lives at home but attends a boarding school …   Australian English dictionary

  • day pupil — noun (C) BrE a pupil who goes to a boarding school but who lives at home …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • day pupil — noun a student who attends a boarding school but does not board there, continuing to live at home Syn: day boy …   Wiktionary

  • day girl — UK US noun [countable] [singular day girl plural day girls] british a girl who studies at a boarding school but does not live there Thesaurus: school pupils …   Useful english dictionary

  • day boy — n BrE a boy ↑day pupil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • day girl — n BrE a girl ↑day pupil …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • day student — noun also day scholar : a student at a residential school or college who attends classes and other academic exercises but does not live in the institution * * * ˈday student [day student] (especially NAmE) (BrE also ˈday …   Useful english dictionary