Is Knickers a Plural Noun?

Knickers is a plural noun. Some articles of clothing, including the British term knickers, only have a plural form.

"Knickers" is a plural noun. Some articles of clothing, including the British term knickers, only have a plural form.

Are your knickers red?

Is your knicker red?

Plural nouns, also known as pluralia tantum (Latin for "plural only"), cannot be used with the article "a" ("a" means a single thing); however, you can introduce the phrases "a pair of knickers", "two pairs of knickers", etc.

There is a pair of knickers on my bed.

Keep also in mind that plural nouns, like knickers, take a plural form of a verb; for example, you can say "knickers have", but not "knickers has".

My knickers have a pocket in them.

My knickers has a pocket in them.

A partial list of articles of clothing that are plural nouns:

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