Definition of keener in English:
1A person who keens for someone who has died.
- At times there are echoes of the raw Gaelic keeners who sang the songs of the dispossessed.
- In all kinds of societies throughout human history professional mourners, wailers or keeners, have been paid to produce hireling tears.
- They spent a total of 1,000 yuan on hiring the keeners, all poor men and women who were mobilized to form a band on their own.
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