Definition of uncountable noun in English:

uncountable noun

(also uncount noun)


  • another term for mass noun
    • ‘Other plural uncountable nouns include the expressions the British, the Dutch, the English, the French, the Irish, the Spanish and the Welsh.’
    • Advice is an uncountable noun, it's a so-called mass noun just like the word information.’
    • ‘Mass or uncountable nouns are often abstract and cannot be counted.’
    • ‘Ask students individually to tell if the picture shown is of a countable or uncountable noun.’
    • ‘What is a countable noun in your language may be an uncountable noun in English.’