Definition of mass noun noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    mass noun

    ; NAmE
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  1. 1an uncountable noun
  2. 2a noun that is usually uncountable but can be made plural or used with a or an when you are talking about different types of something. For example, bread is used as a mass noun in the shop sells several different breads.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mass noun