Origin of layperson
Examples from the Web for layperson
My talent is being able to synthesize this information to become understandable to myself and then therefore to the layperson.Suzanne Somers Responds To Critics, Says She Has A Thick Skin|Brandy Zadrozny|October 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
While Nest says its products can easily be installed by laypeople, this layperson was easily stymied.
That phrase you just used—“the joy of science”—for the layperson, that may be a contradiction in terms.Stuart Firestein, Author of ‘Ignorance,’ Says Not Knowing Is the Key to Science|Casey Schwartz|April 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
1972, gender-neutral version of layman.