Adjective "Keen" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Keen


    Definition:

    1. finely sharpened, as an edge; so shaped as to cut or pierce substances readily: a keen razor.

    2. sharp, piercing, or biting: a keen wind; keen satire.

    3. characterized by strength and distinctness of perception; extremely sensitive or responsive: keen eyes; keen ears.

    4. having or showing great mental penetration or acumen: keen reasoning; a keen mind.

    5. animated by or showing strong feeling or desire: keen competition.

    6. intense, as feeling

    Origin:
    keen

    Examples:

    "people can be keen on things."

    "people can be keen on people."

    "people can be keen on ideas."

    "places can be keen on things."

    "people can be keen for people."

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