101 Words That are Both Plural and Singular

Plural of moose?

 

The majority of nouns have distinct plural and singular forms. However, there are a number of special words that are spelled and pronounced exactly the same way in both their singular and plural forms. Here are 101 words that are both singular and plural.

If you are not sure how to convert a singular noun into a plural noun, check out our guide to how to convert a singular noun to a plural noun.

 

 

  • Accommodation
  • Advice
  • Alms
  • Aircraft
  • Aluminum
  • Barracks
  • Bison
  • Binoculars
  • Bourgeois
  • Breadfruit
  • Cannon
  • Caribou
  • Cattle
  • Chalk
  • Chassis
  • Chinos
  • Clippers
  • Clothing
  • Cod
  • Concrete
  • Corps
  • Correspondence
  • Crossroads
  • Deer
  • Dice
  • Doldrums
  • Dungarees
  • Education
  • Eggfruit
  • Elk
  • Eyeglasses
  • Fish (numbers of)
  • Flares (clothing)
  • Flour
  • Food
  • Fruit
  • Furniture
  • Gallows
  • Goldfish
  • Grapefruit
  • Greenfly
  • Grouse
  • Haddock
  • Halibut
  • Head (cattle)
  • Headquarters
  • Help
  • Homework
  • Hovercraft
  • Ides
  • Insignia
  • Jackfruit
  • Jeans
  • Knickers
  • Knowledge
  • Kudos
  • Leggings
  • Lego
  • Luggage
  • Moose
  • Monkfish
  • Mullet
  • Nailclippers
  • News
  • Offspring
  • Oxygen
  • Pants
  • Pyjamas
  • Passionfruit
  • Pike
  • Pliers
  • Police
  • Premises
  • Reindeer
  • Rendezvous
  • Salmon
  • Scissors
  • Series
  • Shambles
  • Sheep
  • Shellfish
  • Shorts
  • Shrimp
  • Smithereens
  • Spacecraft
  • Species
  • Squid
  • Starfruit
  • Stone (weight)
  • Sugar
  • Swine
  • Tongs
  • Trousers
  • Trout
  • Tuna
  • Tweezers
  • You
  • Wheat
  • Whitebait
  • Wood

 

Can you think of any words that are both plural and singular? Leave a comment and let us know!

 

20 Comments

  • Bonnie Mitchell October 7, 2015 12:04 am

    Dice is the plural of die.

    • Linet chen January 16, 2018 1:08 am

      dice is also a cube you roll with dots/numbers.

  • s sankar January 1, 2018 12:53 pm

    staff have no plural

    • Jack He January 31, 2018 11:29 am

      staves

      • Ken February 17, 2018 3:07 am

        I think they may have meant it in terms of employment. where staff is the same in singular and plural.

  • jana harvin January 6, 2018 12:02 am

    shrimp, deer

    • Arlettle Williams April 22, 2018 9:37 am

      Shrimp and deer are both on the list…

  • Francis January 15, 2018 7:20 am

    gravel, crawfish

    • Ken February 18, 2018 9:26 am

      Gravel is plural. There is no singular for gravel.

  • Bhakta b January 27, 2018 5:09 pm

    Dozen, hundred, series

  • Lisa February 9, 2018 6:48 am

    Underwear

  • Ken February 17, 2018 3:05 am

    Hair

  • Ken February 17, 2018 3:07 am

    I think they may have meant it in terms of employment. where staff is the same in singular and plural.

  • Rosanne Harwood February 17, 2018 7:07 am

    Tights

  • Mike March 6, 2018 10:27 am

    Information

  • Gary Brown March 16, 2018 4:40 am

    “Kin” as in next-of-kin or relative.

  • Silvio Nunes March 24, 2018 7:53 am

    equipment

  • mahbub Alam April 18, 2018 4:44 pm

    Money

  • Max Sarazin May 13, 2018 4:22 pm

    caboose

  • Vincent May 15, 2018 1:32 pm

    Information

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