Definitions For Keen


  • A funeral lament sung with loud wailing


  • Express grief verbally
  • To make a loud and long cry of sorrow


  • Having a sharp cutting edge or point
  • Painful as if caused by a sharp instrument
  • Very good
  • Intense or sharp
  • Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Is Keen a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Keen is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Keen in a Sentence

  • She's a very keen observer of the political world.
  • Pilots with especially keen eyesight
  • Mourners keening at a funeral
  • Victims of the disaster have been keening for weeks about the slowness of governmental aid
  • The loud keens of the widows were heard throughout the war-ravaged city

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Antonyms for Keen

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