Keen in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Keen

Often with a prepositional phrase, or with to and an infinitive: showing a quick and ardent responsiveness or willingness; eager, enthusiastic, interested. | Fierce, intense, vehement. | Having a fine edge or point; sharp.

Short Example Sentences for Keen

  • 1. I was keen with anticipation. 🔊
  • 2. Ferdy gave him a keen glance. 🔊
  • 3. He was always very keen on the scent of a jest. 🔊
  • 4. He was then a keen student of the animal life around him. 🔊
  • 5. The old fellow turned his eyes on him with a keen look. 🔊
  • 6. I how keen and quick the look of her high-bred face! 🔊
  • 7. A look of keen pleasure came into his shrewd face. 🔊
  • 8. The rest was all close, keen examination of my problem. 🔊
  • 9. He believed himself to be endowed with a keen sense of the beautiful. 🔊
  • 10. A keen glance from a pair of very bright eyes was shot at him. 🔊
  • 11. It had not escaped his keen eye that she was grown old and lined! 🔊
  • 12. His eyes became blue again, and as keen as the blade of a knife. 🔊
  • 13. Grief, glancing with keen carelessness from one to the other, laughed. 🔊
  • 14. I was already a very keen theologian and politician before I was fifteen. 🔊
  • 15. Miss Abigail's keen intuition had discovered the flaw. 🔊
  • 16. I was watching her with keen interest, when I was summoned to dinner. 🔊
  • 17. He was a quiet-looking, stout man, with a gray moustache and keen dark eyes. 🔊
  • 18. He's awfully keen about your coming, Jo. 🔊
  • 19. It was a keen physical feeling, like nothing I had ever felt before. 🔊
  • 20. Boyce's keen senses picked up much as Lloyd discovered in his whisper. 🔊

How to use Keen in Sentences?

  • 1. Without exception they all lack the keen scent that helps the deer to elude its pursuers. 🔊
  • 2. Morning came unnoticed, except by those whom the keen cold permitted to sleep no longer. 🔊
  • 3. Black-game are as keen as red grouse on oats, and a few sheaves thrown about always attracts them. 🔊
  • 4. I felt a keen pang at these words, but was resolved at any cost to know more, to know everything. 🔊
  • 5. Towards midnight the cold became so keen that I rose and went to the side of a flickering fire. 🔊
  • 6. A single glance shot out of his eyes, so keen and suspicious that Keith was startled. 🔊
  • 7. The Sergeant was seen and found to be a keen young soldier, fully alive to the situation. 🔊
  • 8. In the mean time, the boys, whose keen eyes nothing can escape, came flocking from all parts. 🔊
  • 9. From the first Val showed a keen liking which Rowan was swift to foster for newspaper writing. 🔊
  • 10. The latter was a silent, self-reliant man with a keen eye, thin lips, and a dry, business manner. 🔊
  • 11. I do not argue, for, to tell the truth, shocking as it may be, I am not keen one way or the other. 🔊
  • 12. The keen eye of the wolf was soon attracted by the white fleeces, with no shepherd near to guard them. 🔊
  • 13. She was a patrician-looking creature and was standing quite alone, observing the scene with keen interest. 🔊
  • 14. There was nothing, as he sometimes observed, that flavoured life so deliciously as a keen appreciation of comedy. 🔊
  • 15. With a very little reasoning and comparing, it was found that from its position, the keen blast must have produced this effect. 🔊