layman is a term used to describe a person that is not a professional at a specific task or field.
Peter was a layman in computer science
by peter.eggman January 13, 2007
1. The downfall of every race
2. The one mistake God forgot to correct
3. Could possibly be the biggest douche bag ever and is solely responsible for sudden deaths of students in the hallways, collapsed lungs, and cracked ribs
4. A marblecake head/ see heinous, Satan
5. A complete and total idiot. A person lacking intelligence and common sense, see moron.
6. Most times contaminated...likes to dance by themselves at the back of the room
7. Sits on multiple chairs...usually at once."Why can't you sit like a normal person!"-Spadiner.
8. Great dancer(lie) horizontAL
1. "SHIT! Run! The LAYMANATOR'S coming!"
2. Person 1: Whats a diss for the Laymanator?
Person 2: What's not a diss for the Laymanator...
by acidburnedsoul October 25, 2006
Terms designed to be understood by those unfamiliar with the art in question.
Person 1: FDISK uses binary megabytes when displaying drive and partition sizes, not decimal megabytes.

Person2: Laymans terms please

Person 1: Complicated program counts numbers differently to usual
by Dr.Evil July 26, 2004
(verb) To explain something in simple terms for someone who is not proficient in a certain field of study. To put into "layman's" terms.
I don't understand that, could you laymanize it for me?
by zenmaster42 November 8, 2009
Explaining difficult stuff in an easy to understand manner
For example instead of:
"The geological force, resulted in extreme vibration of the terra surface."

Say it in Layman's Terms:
"There was an earthquake."
by GaryTheGoose April 4, 2020
To put something in layman's terms is to describe a complex or technical issue using words and terms that the average individual (someone without professional training in the subject area) can understand, so that they may comprehend the issue to some degree.
Instead of saying:

"You need a new piston, valve guides, stator, and counter-shaft balancer"

In layman's terms you'd say:

"There are some internal parts that need replaced"
by stealth17 October 10, 2006
Easily understandable; not in complicated technical jargon.
Javier: "What'd you do last night, dude? I didn't see you at Jose's big party. There were mad smokin' chicks there man."
Pedro: "Well, my amicable acquaintance, I engaged in an act of copulation with your maternal entity in which I inserted my genitalia into her rectal cavity. The aforementioned encounter was extremely pleasurable to both parties involved."
Javier: "What?"
Pedro: "In layman's terms, 'Dude,I banged your mom indabutt, and it was reeeeeal gooooood.'"
Javier: "WHAT THE FUCK? You're dead, essay!"
by Nick D October 27, 2004