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Definitions of keen:
  • noun:   a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb:   express grief verbally
  • adjective:   having a sharp cutting edge or point
    Example: "A keen blade"
  • adjective:   very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation
    Example: "A keen intelligence"
  • adjective:   intense or sharp
  • adjective:   as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
    Example: "Keen winds"
  • adjective:   having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
  • adjective:   very good
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1624)

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