Keen - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 11/08/2022

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Keen.

5 letter answer(s) to keen

ACUTE
  1. a mark (') placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation
  2. ending in a sharp point
  3. extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
  4. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  5. having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
  6. of an angle; less than 90 degrees
  7. of critical importance and consequence; "an acute (or critical) lack of research funds"
EAGER
  1. a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
  2. having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy; "eager to learn"; "eager to travel abroad"; "eager for success"; "eager helpers"; "an eager look"
MOURN
  1. feel sadness; "She is mourning her dead child"
  2. Grieve
  3. observe the customs of mourning after the death of a loved one
SHARP
  1. (of a musical note) raised in pitch by one chromatic semitone; "C sharp"
  2. (of something seen or heard) clearly defined; "a sharp photographic image"; "the sharp crack of a twig"; "the crisp snap of dry leaves underfoot"
  3. a long thin sewing needle with a sharp point
  4. a musical notation indicating one half step higher than the note named
  5. changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
  6. ending in a sharp point
  7. extremely steep; "an abrupt canyon"; "the precipitous rapids of the upper river"; "the precipitous hills of Chinese paintings"; "a sharp drop"
  8. harsh; "sharp criticism"; "a sharp-worded exchange"; "a tart remark"
  9. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "
SWELL
  1. a crescendo followed by a decrescendo
  2. a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  3. a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)
  4. become filled with pride, arrogance, or anger; "The mother was swelling with importance when she spoke of her son"
  5. cause to become swollen; "The water swells the wood"
  6. come up (as of feelings and thoughts, or other ephemeral things); "Strong emotions welled up"; "Smoke swelled from it"
  7. come up, as of a liquid; "Tears well in her eyes"; "the currents well up"
  8. expand abnormally; "The bellies of the starving children are swelling"
  9. increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity; "The music swelled to a crescendo"
  10. Inflame
  11. the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
  12. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"

6 letter answer(s) to keen

ASTUTE
  1. clever
  2. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  3. Sharp
LAMENT
  1. a cry of sorrow and grief; "their pitiful laments could be heard throughout the ward"
  2. a mournful poem; a lament for the dead
  3. a song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
  4. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
  5. grieve
  6. regret strongly; "I deplore this hostile action"; "we lamented the loss of benefits"

4 letter answer(s) to keen

AVID
  1. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous; "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"
  2. marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"
NEAT
  1. Archaic word for a domestic bovine animal
  2. clean or organized; "her neat dress"; "a neat room"
  3. free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
  4. free from what is tawdry or unbecoming;
  5. showing care in execution; "neat homework"; "neat handwriting"
  6. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  7. without water; "took his whiskey neat"

12 letter answer(s) to keen

ENTHUSIASTIC
  1. having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"
  2. keen

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'Keen'

"Alas, poor Yorick!," e.g
"Capital!"
"Cool beans!"
"Cool!"
"Cool"
"Great!"
"I quit!" - football manager loses his head over miss
"Peachy!"
"Snazzy!"
"Super!"
"Swell!"
"That's keen!"
"Very cool!"
"Woe is me" soliloquy
(Of an angle) less than 90º
A charming accent
A charming sort of accent
A clipped English accent
A darling becoming intense
A million involved in fast must be keen
A pretty sharp accent
A quaintly pleasing French accent
Above normal pitch
Above true pitch; stylish
Accidental piercing
Acidic; note
Acute
Agree to differ, being passionate
Alert and active type?
All agog
All fired up
All lined up
American leader's pretty perceptive
Angle type
Ardent
Area with rather attractive grave
Article pretty sharp-witted?
Astute
Athirst
Avid
Avid, very keen
é: what's over this letter - urgent
Backing singer's enthusiastic
Balloon finally soars successfully
Bar preference
Bar request
Beaverlike?
Become enlarged
Become larger; excellent
Bemoan
Bemoan lieutenant having the last word inside
Bemoan period of doing without cakes before noon
Bewail
Bourbon order
Brainy
Breathless
Canny
Canny, like someone learning to finish early
Carefully arranged
Champing at the bit
Clearly defined; note
Clever
Clever being like that, you get somewhere at last
Clever, like pupil missing English at last
Complaint by City people against United's number 4
Concise - methodical
Cool
Cool!
Critical
Critical to take steps about university strike, finally
Critical, serious
Cry of sorrow
Cunning manipulation of statue
Cutting; acidic
Dandy that's experienced at sea
Dashing
Dedicated
Devoid of rocks?
Devoted
Devouring
Diehard
Discerning
Distend
Do as Niobe did
Drastic reduction in sales oddly overlooked
Drink preference
Eager
Eager to help, introducing Verdi overture
Eager to top Cameron
Eagerly desirous
Emulate Electra
Enthusiast gets to live, say, east of East Span River
Enthusiastic
Enthusiastic but not sure about time
Enthusiastic Judean king abandoning first daughter
Enthusiastic writer of sacred songs needing no introduction
Enthusiastic, prima donna making a comeback
Excellent stock includes wine, initially
Excessively keen
Excited by desire
Expand
Express disappointment over feeble set of books
Express regret about
Extremely keen
Fanlike
Fervent
Fine rise
Fired up
First-rate
Foppish fellow also losing head
Free of clutter
Full of fervour
Full-strength, in a way
Grave
Great
Great movement of the sea
Greedy
Greedy artist has chop for starter
Greedy Bill gobbles half a dozen
Greedy king beheaded
Grieve
Grieve for a death
Grieve for a loss
Grieve over
Groomed
Gung-ho
Having everything arrange
Having everything in its
Having hardheaded intelligence
Heave of the sea's surface
High-pitched
Highly keen
Hot to trot
How Scotch may be served
Hunky-dory
Impatiently desiring drink getting euro at outset for pounds
In apple-pie order
In good order
In order
Incisive English coming from satirical novelist
Ingenious
Ingenious fuel, replacing source of power with nitrogen
Initially, Alexander's charming
Insatiable drama queen stood up
Intense
Interact regularly — that's efficient
Interested in music from the east, but half-heartedly
It's never right
Itching
Itching to go
Itchy
Jim-dandy
Keen - exactly
Keen diner having change of heart
Keen fellows put in muscle
Keen listener describing good ending to programme
Keen on rum being drunk
Keen opera singer making return
Keen runner has easy run
Keen to back singer
Keen to be a long time in Her Majesty's embrace?
Keen to have opera star sent up
Keen, agree to dance
Keenly enthusiastic
Keenly interested
Knifelike
Knowing when student fails to finish
Knowing when to find time in day
Lament
Less than 90
Less than 90 degrees
Less than right
Less than right?
Life-threatening
Like a 45
Like a beaver
Like a tack
Like die-hard fans
Like fans
Like many fans
Like noisy fans
Like some accents
Like some cheddar
Like some curves
Like some drink orders
Like some drinks
Like some fans
Like some French accents
Like some triangles
Little hesitation about the time — very keen
Magic mushroom
Make small dish to hold one tart without filling
Marvy
Medical Officer on vessel gets to wear black, perhaps
Mentally sharp
Methodical
Mischievous goddess keeps copper keen
Moan about feeble National Trust
More than willing
Mourn
Musical symbol
Natty
Nifty
Not blas
Not born yesterday
Not chronic
Not dull
Not easily misled
Not having a hair out of
Not having a thing out of
Not merely ready
Not messy
Not on the rocks
Note coming from small plucked instrument
Note, part of lush arpeggio?
Obtuse's opposite
Old Bob kindly provides balloon
On the ball
On the ball or on the dot
On the dot
Opposite of celebrate
Opposite of mild, in chee
Orderly
Orderly Nationalist conserving energy
Organised a way to drink whisky
Overall to keep one trim
Passionate
Peachy
Peachy-keen
Penetrating
Perceptive
Perceptive, like trade union leaders in the eighties
Perspicacious
Piercing
Piercing; clearly defined
Pinlike
Pointy
Possibly keen to do this vocally?
Pressing
Psyched up
Pure nun initially upset
Quick
Quick-witted
Quite sharp
Rah-rah
Rarin' to go
Raring to go
Ready to rock
Really regret
Regret
Regret being disabled, not losing heart
Regret loss of earth washed off mountains
Regret Old Testament book half missing
Sans ice
Sans mixers
Sculpted statue - that's clever!
See 9
Serious injury from blade brought into A&E
Serious reduction in hospital department
Severe
Severe laceration seen in hospital department
Severe reduction in A & E
Sharp
Sharp - statue
Sharp as a tack
Sharp as Old King Cole in the end
Shipshape
Shrewd
Shrewd expression of disapproval, entering turbulent sea
Shrewd like famous pharaoh, leader of Egyptians
Shrewd like trustee, every now and then
Shrewd, perceptive
Sing the blues
Small instrument out of tune
Small stringed instrument needing tuning?
Smart
Smart person that's second in Paris occupying fantastic seat
Son in good health? That’s dandy
Song of grief
Soprano plucked instrument precisely
Special instrument's raised pitch
Spick and span
Spick-and-span
Spiffy
Splendid organ effect
Splendid wave
Spruce
Statue is demolished — shrewd!
Statue's awful cute
Steer straight
Straight
Straight part of routine a triumph
Straight up
Straight up or straighten
Straight, at the bar
Straight, or straightened
Stylish marker pen that is missing
Sudden
Super
Swell
Tacky?
Take home nursing assistant in the van - nice!
Terrif
The last word in lieutenant’s threnody
Thinking cannily when Egyptian King’s heading for Egypt
Threnody
Tidy
Tidy - without water
Tidy way to serve whisky?
Tidy, orderly
Tidy, well-ordered
Time to fill bottles, say
Time to stop queen being keen
Too high in pitch
Trim
Uncluttered
Undiluted
Undiluted - cool!
Undiluted, at the bar
Unopened ale, a gallon to be drunk ... thirsty?
Up for it
Up for it always if a bit of gin's involved
Urgent
Very enthusiastic
Very keen
Very perceptive
Voracious
Wear black uniform during early hours
Wear black, perhaps
Weep for
Well-executed
Well-groomed
Well-kept
Well-planned
Well-tuned
Well-turned-out ox, for example
Welsh town needing hospital orderly
Wholehearted bore needing an audience
Wily like ancient king, leader in Egypt
Wise to have statue moved
With it
Without ice
Without ice, as a drink
Without water
Zealous
Zealous group from bygone age recalled
___ as a pin

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