day school

  1. a school open for instruction on weekdays only, usually from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  2. a school conducted in the daytime (distinguished from night school).
  3. a private school for pupils living outside the school (distinguished from boarding school).

Origin of day school

First recorded in 1775–85 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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day school

  1. a private school taking day students onlyCompare boarding school
  2. a school giving instruction during the daytimeCompare night school
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