Is Underpants a Plural Noun?

"Underpants" is a plural noun. Some English nouns, like underpants, are grammatically plural and don't have a singular form.

"Underpants" is a plural noun. Some English nouns, like "underpants", are grammatically plural and don't have a singular form.

Where are your underpants?

Where is your underpant?

Plural nouns, also known as pluralia tantum (Latin for "plural only") typically, but not always, involve pieces of clothing that have two joined parts. Since they require a plural verb, we say "underpants have/are" (not "underpants has/is").

Are your underpants dirty?

Is your underpants dirty?

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

I found three pairs of underpants under his bed.

Other articles of clothing that are also plural nouns can be found below:

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