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Definition of day girl in English:

noun

British
A girl who lives at home but attends a school where other pupils board.
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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