Definition of day girl in English:

day girl

Line breaks: day girl

noun

British
  • A girl who lives at home but attends a school where other pupils board.
    More example sentences
    • They now have accommodation for 40 boarders and nine day girls.
    • Sophie became a day girl at the £1400-a-term Kent College for Girls in Pembury, where she also enjoyed riding, ballet and amateur dramatics.
    • One is a boarding scholarship and the other is for a day girl.

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