Translation of "keen" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /kiːn/

B1 UK liking something very much

entusiasta, aficionado
a keen photographer
He’s very keen on travel.

B1 mainly UK wanting to do something very much

The shop is keen to attract new customers.

very good

bueno, agudo
a keen sense of smell

(Translation of “keen” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /kiːn/

eager or enthusiastic

He is a keen golfer
I’m keen to succeed.


agudo, penetrante
Her eyesight is as keen as ever.

(literary ) (of wind etc) very cold and biting

It was a bitterly cold night with a keen wind.
keenly adverb

con entusiasmo
She keenly studied the map.
keenness noun

We were impressed with his keenness to start work.
keen on

very enthusiastic about, interested in or fond of

ser aficionado a
She’s keen on sailing
She’s been keen on that boy for years.

(Translation of “keen” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)