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synonyms for lay person

  • parishioner
  • believer
  • dilettante
  • follower
  • member
  • neophyte
  • novice
  • outsider
  • proselyte
  • recruit
  • secular
  • laic
  • nonprofessional
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antonyms for lay person

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  • professional
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How to use lay person in a sentence

A small book, bound in full purple calf, lay half hidden in a nest of fine tissue paper on the dressing-table.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Woman is mistress of the art of completely embittering the life of the person on whom she depends.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
At the sight, Felipe flung himself on his knees before her; he kissed the aged hands as they lay trembling in her lap.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
He wished her mother had not been quite such an appalling person, fat and painted.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Alone Orlean lay trying vainly to forget something—something that stood like a spectre before her eyes.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
But she told Grandfather Mole that it was all right—that she knew a person of his age ought not to go without his breakfast.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Sometimes the child lay so still that Aristide arose to see whether he was alive.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO LAY PERSON

  • believer
  • dilettante
  • follower
  • laic
  • lay person
  • member
  • neophyte
  • nonprofessional
  • novice
  • outsider
  • parishioner
  • proselyte
  • recruit
  • secular
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.