Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “keep on”

keep on

UK phrasal verb with keep     /kiːp/ verb (past tense and past participle kept)
to continue to talk in an annoying way about something: I wish he wouldn't keep on about how much he earns.Ways of talkingTalking too much
(Definition of keep on from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Translations of “keep on”

Word of the Day


the quality of knowing someone very well, liking them a lot, and wanting to spend a lot of time together

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More