Keener Keen"er, n. A professional mourner who wails at a funeral. [Ireland] [1913 Webster]

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  • Keener — can refer to:People* Catherine Keener, American actress * Dean Keener, men s basketball coach for the James Madison University Dukes * John Christian Keener, American Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal Church * Keener Dougherty, Canadian… …   Wikipedia

  • Keener — Keener, NC U.S. Census Designated Place in North Carolina Population (2000): 508 Housing Units (2000): 241 Land area (2000): 11.162425 sq. miles (28.910546 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004638 sq. miles (0.012013 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Keener — Catherine Keener Catherine Keener Nom de naissance Catherine Ann Keener Naissance 26 mars 1960 (49 ans) Miami, Floride Nationalité(s) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Keener — Catherine Keener (* 23. März 1959 in Miami, Florida) ist eine US amerikanische Schauspielerin. Keener besuchte die katholische Monsignor Edward Pace High School in Miami, dann studierte sie bis 1983 am Wheaton College in Massachusetts Anglistik… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Keener — Keen Keen (k[=e]n), a. [Compar. {Keener} (k[=e]n [ e]r); superl. {Keenest}.] [OE. kene sharp, bold, AS. c[=e]ne bold; akin to D. koen, OHG. kuoni, G. k[ u]hn, OSw. kyn, k[ o]n, Icel. k[ae]nn, for k[oe]nn wise; perh. akin to E. ken, can to be able …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Keener — This rare and interesting surname, recorded as Keener and Keenor, is believed to be of late medieval English origins. It is said to be either locational or residential, probably being from a now lost medieval village in the ancient county of… …   Surnames reference

  • keener — noun see keen III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • keener — See keen2. * * * …   Universalium

  • keener — noun a) One who keens at a funeral. b) Someone who is excessively keen or eager, possibly making others look bad; a brown noser …   Wiktionary

  • keener — Canadian Slang Someone who is always too enthusiastic to do any task …   English dialects glossary

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