Keen (adjective)

  1. Having or showing a strong and eager interest or desire.
  2. Sharp or acute in feeling or perception.


Old english cēne "bold, brave, fierce", of germanic origin; related to dutch and german kein "bold, brave, strong".


  1. She was keen to learn all she could about the new software.
  2. He was very keen on getting the best grade possible in the class.
  3. She has a keen eye for detail and can spot errors easily.
  4. The detective had a keen sense of intuition and always solved the case.
  5. She was keen to start the new job and was eager to make a good impression.
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