Keener


Keener

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 comedian

Places

* Keener, North Carolina

Concepts

* A competitive personality, especially with regards to academics and athletics.
* A student who routinely asks questions to which every other person in the room knows the answer.
* A first-year undergraduate who takes meticulous notes, often at the expense of understanding course material as it is presented
* A Bristolian saying for someone who works hard. A swot.
* Joseph Fry

Organizations

*Keeners, Wilderness Tours


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  • 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, 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): 11.167063 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Keener — Keen er, n. A professional mourner who wails at a funeral. [Ireland] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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


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