Definition of layman's terms
- The process was explained to us in layman's terms.
: a person who is not a member of the clergy
: a person who does not belong to a particular profession or who is not expert in some field
: a word or expression that has a precise meaning in some uses or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or subject
: expression of a specified kind
: a limited or definite extent of time
: to apply a term to : call, name
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