Is Goggles a Plural Noun?

"Goggles" is a plural noun. Some English nouns, including goggles, only have a plural form and are grammatically plural.

"Goggles" is a plural noun. Some English nouns, including "goggles", only have a plural form and are grammatically plural.

Place your safety goggles on your face.

Place your safety goggle on your face.

"Goggle" (without "s") is a verb, not a noun. We use it when somebody looks at something or someone with their eyes wide open in surprise.

Don't just stand there goggling.

Plural nouns, also known as pluralia tantum (Latin for "plural only"), frequently involve objects that have two joined or connected parts. Since they take a verb in the plural, you can say "goggles have/are" (not "goggles has/is").

Where are my ski goggles?

Where is my ski goggles?

Don't say "a goggles". However, you can say "a pair of goggles", "two pairs of goggles", etc.

I bought two pairs of swimming goggles yesterday.

Follow the same convention with these plural nouns:

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