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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person who is not a member of the clergy or of a particular profession.

Usage examples (37)
  • He was not really a scientist but rather a layman with some very interesting questions.
  • Now, Gentlemen, if our layman is a stockholder, he may figure something like this
  • The lake is, in layman's terms, becoming something of an annoyance.
  • Or, let's assume that our hypothetical layman is an employee of the company. for more
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