how to pronounce layman

/ˈlɛɪ.mən/

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layman is pronounced in two syllables

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lɛɪmən

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An example use of layman in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… the layman would just think oh YouTube's …”

meanings of layman

noun:

  1. Lay-sister or lay-brother, person received into a convent of monks, following the vows, but not being member of the order.
  2. Someone who is not a professional in a given field.
  3. Layperson, someone who is not an ordained cleric or member of the clergy.
  4. A generally ignorant person.
  5. A common person.
  6. A person who is untrained or lacks knowledge of a subject.

name:

  1. A surname​.

words with pronunciation similar to layman

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words that rhyme with layman

shamanstamenhighwayman

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