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noun [countable] linguistics uncount noun pronunciation in British English /ˌʌnkaʊnt ˈnaʊn/
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or uncountable noun uncount noun pronunciation in British English /ʌnˌkaʊntəb(ə)l ˈnaʊn/

  1. a noun that has no plural form. Uncountable nouns usually refer to abstract things such as ‘advice’, ‘luck’, and ‘information’, or to substances such as ‘milk’, ‘blood’, and ‘smoke’.

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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