Entry from US English dictionary
A student who attends classes at a boarding school or college but who does not live at the school.
- Whatever the faults of boarding schools are, the atmosphere for study for most is better as a boarder than being a day student.
- Their most expensive rate, for senior boarders costs £8,790 per year, while an under-13 day student will cost £4,260 per year.
- Both boarding and day students attend the school.
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Syllabification: day stu·dent
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