day boy

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noun Chiefly British.

a male boarding-school student who lives at home.

Nearby words

  1. day,
  2. day after day,
  3. day and night,
  4. day bed,
  5. day blindness,
  6. day by day,
  7. day camp,
  8. day care,
  9. day coach,
  10. day cruiser

Origin of day boy

First recorded in 1840–50

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