Definitions for laymanˈleɪ mən

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  1. layman, layperson, secular(noun)

    someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. layman(Noun)

    layperson, someone who is not an ordained cleric or member of the clergy

  2. layman(Noun)

    by analogy, someone who is not a professional in a given field

  3. layman(Noun)

    a common person

  4. layman(Noun)

    a person who is untrained or lacks knowledge of a subject

  5. layman(Noun)

    a generally ignorant person

  6. layman(Noun)

    lay-sister or lay-brother, person received into a convent of monks, following the vows, but not being member of the order

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Layman(noun)

    one of the people, in distinction from the clergy; one of the laity; sometimes, a man not belonging to some particular profession, in distinction from those who do

  2. Layman(noun)

    a lay figure. See under Lay, n. (above)

  3. Origin: [Lay, adj. + man.]


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