Adjective [a compar. of] little [with] least [as superl.]
- fewer: less than a dozen.
A dozen is semantically plural ("twelve") yet it is grammatically singular, so which form is correct fewer/less than a dozen?
Secondly, what about Fewer/less than a dozen people?
Determiner (preceded by a or a numeral):
a.) (a group of) twelve: two dozen oranges.
b.) (as pronoun; functioning as sing or plural) There are at least a dozen who haven't arrived yet.