layman's terms

Definition of layman's terms

  1. :  simple language that anyone can understand The process was explained to us in layman's terms.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

termplay terms
  1. :  end, termination

    :  a point in time assigned to something (such as a payment)

    :  the time at which a pregnancy of normal length terminates

  1. :  to apply a term to :  call, name

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