Definition of day boy in English:

day boy

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A boy who lives at home but attends a school where other pupils board.
More example sentences
  • I shared my large room with Andy, a day boy, and so had the place to myself at night.
  • He himself had attended the school and recalled that there were 82 pupils there at the time, all boarders except one day boy, and one lay teacher.
  • In those days it was still a boarding school, though half were day boys from local neighbourhoods like myself.