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keen on

Definition of keen on

  1. 1 :  very excited about and interested in (something) <She's very keen on tennis.> <I'm not keen on that idea.>

  2. 2 chiefly British :  interested in or attracted to (someone) <He's been very keen on her since they met at my party.>



Word by Word Definitions

keenplay
  1. :  having a fine edge or point :  sharp

    :  affecting one as if by cutting

    :  pungent to the sense

  1. :  a lamentation for the dead uttered in a loud wailing voice or sometimes in a wordless cry

  1. :  to make a loud and long cry of sorrow :  to lament with a keen

    :  to make a sound suggestive of a loud cry of sorrow

    :  to lament, mourn, or complain loudly


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