count noun

noun

Definition of count noun

  1. :  a noun (as bean or sheet) that forms a plural and is used with a numeral, with words such as many or few, or with the indefinite article a or an — compare mass noun

1952

First Known Use of count noun

1952


COUNT NOUN Defined for English Language Learners

count noun

noun

Definition of count noun for English Language Learners

  • grammar : a noun (such as bean or ball ) that has both a singular and plural form and can be used after a numeral, after words such as many or few, or after the indefinite article a or an

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