10 Types of Nouns That You Use All The Time

Types of Nouns in English! Learn different types of nouns with definition and examples with ESL pictures.

Different Types of Nouns

Common Noun

Nonspecific people, places, things or ideas

Example: Table, book, window, friends etc…

Proper Noun

Specific people, places, things…

Example: John, Anna, London, Pacific Ocean etc…

Abstract Noun

Something that you can not perceive with your five senses

Example: Freedom, love, courage etc…

Concrete Noun

Something that you can perceive with your five senses

Example: Apple, dog, house flower etc…

Countable Noun

Can be counted

Example: Pen/pens, orange/oranges, bike, house etc…

Uncountable Noun

Uncountable Noun: Cannot be counted

Example: Bread, money, milk, food, water, snow, rice etc…

Compound Noun

Made up of two or more smaller words

Example: Sister-in-law, schoolboy, fruit juice, textbook etc…

Collective Noun

Refer to a group of things as one whole

Example: Bunch, audience, flock, group, family etc…

Singular Noun

Refer to one person, place things, or idea

Example: Cat, dog, ship, monkey, hero etc…

Plural Noun

Refer to more than one person, place things, or idea

Example: Dogs, cats, ships, babies etc..

Types of Nouns Chart

Types of Nouns

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