The definition of a count noun is a grammar term used for persons, places or things that can be either singular or plural and that can be counted.
Any word that can be made plural, such as books, catsor kidsis an example of a count noun.
a noun denoting something that is countable: it can form a plural and be preceded by a or an or a numeral (Ex.: dog, tree, idea)
A common noun, such as frog, bicycle, or concept, that can form a plural or occur with an indefinite article, with numerals, or with such terms as many. It is often contrasted with mass noun. See Usage Note at collective noun.
(plural count nouns)
- attributive form of count noun, noun.
- I don't know... to me, love just has a count-noun ring to it.