Definition of singular
- a singular noun
- an artist of singular attainments
- on the way home we had a singular adventure
In the phrase “his car is red,” the word “car” is a singular noun.
He had a singular appearance.
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grammar : showing or indicating no more than one thing
: better or greater than what is usual or normal
: strange or odd
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of the same or a similar kind or nature
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