Is Leggings a Plural Noun?

Leggings is a plural noun. Some English nouns, like leggings, only have a plural form and are grammatically plural.

"Leggings" is a plural noun. Some English nouns, like "leggings", only have a plural form and are grammatically plural.

Her leggings are white.

Her legging is white.

Plural nouns, also known as pluralia tantum (Latin for "plural only"), usually involve articles of clothing that have two joined parts. These nouns require a plural verb, so we say "leggings have/are" (not "leggings has/is").

Are your leggings in the drawer?

Is your leggings in the drawer?

Don't use the article "a" with plural nouns; however, you can say "a pair of leggings", "two pairs of leggings", etc.

She bought six pairs of leggings yesterday.

Rebecca wore a new pair of leggings that fit her perfectly.

A partial list of pieces of clothing that are also plural nouns:

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