adjective, keen·er, keen·est.
SYNONYMS FOR keen
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Origin of keen1
OTHER WORDS FROM keenkeenly, adverbkeenness, noun
Definition for keen (2 of 2)
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of keen2
OTHER WORDS FROM keenkeener, noun
Example sentences from the Web for keen
Editors covering lifestyle topics would be keener on receiving these kinds of requests.Social media techniques to integrate into your digital PR strategy|Nicole Franco|December 4, 2020|Search Engine Watch
He develops drinking and gambling habits, and he makes friends in high places who love his keen wit.The tangled history behind David Fincher’s Mank — and its link to Citizen Kane — explained|Alissa Wilkinson|December 4, 2020|Vox
Parsons is keen to say that the company is very much enjoying its “financial and creative independence.”Bungie asks lapsed ‘Destiny’ players to ‘come back home’ after split from Activision|Gene Park|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Small talk and gossip lead the list of “stuff in her head that she wasn’t keen on.”
There are also keen ways to incentivize traffic guidance while bringing stability to local small and medium businesses throughout cities such as using parking guidance systems to enable local businesses to offer discounts for parking nearby.The road to smart city infrastructure starts with research|Richard Dal Porto|November 30, 2020|TechCrunch
Yet the keenness with which immorality of the particular kind is watched fans the flame of lust.Expositor's Bible: The Book of Job|Robert Watson
Your ladyship's eyes preserve not only their beauty but a keenness beyond belief.The Lion's Skin|Rafael Sabatini
I think that by the keenness of the living ray which I endured, I should have been dazzled if my eyes had been averted from it.
On the contrary, the keenness of his instinct and perception, as in the case of most savages, is quite remarkable.
I gloried in the keenness of my intellect, the absolute order and control of my thoughts.The Crooked House|Brandon Fleming