Leggings Are Or Leggings Is. Which Is Correct?

It's "leggings are". Some clothing-related words are only used in a plural form and require a plural form of a verb.

It's "leggings are". Some clothing-related words are only used in the plural and require a plural form of a verb.

My leggings are clean.

My leggings is clean.

However, when using the expression "a pair of leggings", we need a singular verb because the word "pair" denotes a single unit.

There is a pair of leggings on the bed.

There are a pair of leggings on the bed.

Follow the same convention with other verbs (have, look, fit, etc.)

Your leggings have a chocolate stain.

Your leggings has a chocolate stain.

And remember, use a plural determiner or pronoun (they, them, these, those, etc.) with plural nouns, such as "leggings".

Those leggings look great! Where did you buy them?

A partial list of clothing-related nouns that only have a plural form, and therefore take "are":

Share this article: Link copied to clipboard!

You might also like...

Knowledge of/about/on/. Which Is Correct?

Can You Say 'Knowledges'?

Is Goods a Plural Noun?