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1. One who is not a cleric.
2. One who is a nonprofessional in a given field.
1. a person who is not a member of the clergy; one of the laity.
2. a person who is not a member of a given profession, as law or medicine.
usage: See -person.
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|Noun||1.||layperson - someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person|
laity, temporalty - in Christianity, members of a religious community that do not have the priestly responsibilities of ordained clergy
lay reader - a layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church