Noun: Definition, Examples, and Types

   Noun- Definition

A noun is a word that indicates the name of a person, place, animal, thing, or idea. The noun is the most important of the eight parts of speech. Nouns are essential in the ‘spoken’ as well as ‘written’ language. We use the term noun for a person, place, animal, thing, and idea.

Examples of Noun

We shall take some examples to know better.

The nouns in each sentence are in bold letters.

  • Pranit started to draw a picture.
  • Sameer is a clever boy.
  • The elephant has a trunk.
  • The parrot is green.
  • Cat drinks milk.
  • Delhi is the capital of India.
  • The dog is an honest animal.
  • Stand in the corner.
  • See me at the school.
  • Trees give oxygen to us.
  • Mind your language.
  • Don’t be rude to your mother.

Noun: Person, Place, Animal, Thing

Some nouns are given below in the categories of person, place, animal, and thing.
Let’s have a look-

 20 Noun Examples of Person, Place, Animal, and Thing

NumberPersonPlaceAnimalThing
1.motherparkelephantbook
2.fatherzoofoxcomputer
3.doctorsanctuarylionbag
4.nursesheddeerlaptop
5.singerschoolcowtoy
6.actorbuildingdogphone
7.policemanstadiummonkeypencil
8.firefightermallbulleraser
9.unclecollegebuffalosharpener
10.aunthomecatpen
11.boymuseumsheeptable
12.girlstoregoatbook
13.babyrestauranttigercar
14.mantemplerabbitboat
15.teacherchurchdonkeypencil
16.friendgardencamelsuitcase
17.womancitybearphotograph
18.maidgroundslothchair
19.accountantforestgiraffebottle
20.artistgymratglass

Types of Noun

There are two types of Noun

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