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LAYPERSON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does layperson mean? 

LAYPERSON (noun)
  The noun LAYPERSON has 1 sense:

1. someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

  Familiarity information: LAYPERSON used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LAYPERSON (noun)


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Meaning:

Someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

layman; layperson; secular

Hypernyms ("layperson" is a kind of...):

common man; common person; commoner (a person who holds no title)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "layperson"):

lay reader (a layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church)

Holonyms ("layperson" is a member of...):

laity; temporalty (in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy)


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