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layperson

Definitions of layperson
  1. noun
    someone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
    synonyms: layman, secular
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    Antonyms:
    clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend
    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
    types:
    lay reader
    a layman who is authorized by the bishop to read parts of the service in an Anglican or Episcopal church
    type of:
    common man, common person, commoner
    a person who holds no title
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