HyperDic: layman

English > 1 sense of the word layman:
NOUNperson layman, layperson, secularsomeone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
layman > pronunciation
Soundsley'mahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > layman: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is not a clergyman or a professional person.
Synonymslayperson, secular
Member oflaity, temporaltyIn Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy
Narrowerlay readerA layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church
Broadercommoner, common man, common personA person who holds no title
Oppositeclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishlaica, laico, lego, profano, secular, seglar
Catalanlaic, llec, profà, secular, seglar

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