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layman

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  1. a person who regularly or occasionally engages in an activity as a pastime rather than as a profession the discussion about investing was geared more to the layman than to the professional investor Synonyms dabbler, dilettante, hobbyist, amateur, nonexpert, nonprofessional, potterer, putterer, tinkererRelated Words all-rounder [British], generalist, general practitioner, jack-of-all-trades; aficionado (also afficionado), buff, devotee, enthusiast, fanAntonyms authority, expert, pro, professional, specialist

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