head boy

noun

Definition of head boy

British
: an older male student in a British school who is chosen to have special duties and to represent the school

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“Head boy.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20boy. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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