mad keen on

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of mad keen on

British
: very excited about and interested in (something)
  • He's mad keen on golf.

Word by Word Definitions

mad play
  1. : arising from, indicative of, or marked by mental disorder

  2. : completely unrestrained by reason and judgment : unable to think in a clear or sensible way

  3. : incapable of being explained or accounted for

  1. : madden

  1. : a fit or mood of bad temper

  2. : anger, fury

  1. : very, extremely

keen play
  1. : intellectually alert : having or characteristic of a quick penetrating mind

  2. : extremely sensitive in perception

  3. : sharply contested

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

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

  3. : to lament, mourn, or complain loudly

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


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