Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Karen

play
noun Ka·ren \kə-ˈren\

Definition of Karen

plural Karen or Karens

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of peoples of eastern and southern Myanmar

  2. 2 a :  a group of languages spoken by the Karen peoples b :  a language of this group



1833

First Known Use of karen

1833


Learn More about karen


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Karen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt angry maudlin oily
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ