1 (verb) An archaic English word meaning "know" Still used in Scottish dialects. Cognate to the modern German "Kennen"
Conjugations (for old English): you/I/they ken, he/she/it kenneth, thou ken(n)st
past tense: kent

2 (noun) A somewhat archaic word meaning "understanding". Still technicaly a word in modern English. Sometimes used in fantasy settings to evoke a more medieval feel.
1 Old English: "Ken(n)st thou this man?"
Scottish: "Dae ye ken this man?"
Translation: "Do you know this man?"

2 "The elves possess arts and majicks beyond human ken."
by Mecharonin February 04, 2008
A Japanese name meaning " Health. "

Kens are usually healthy but weird people.
Kens are people with kind hearts but still weird.

Ken is also a shorter version of a longer Japanese name.



by jjjvg March 07, 2009
'Ken is short for 'Fucken' or 'Farken'.

'Fucken' is short for 'Fucking' and is purposely misspelled when one is trying to evoke Australian accent and/or tongue.
'Ken Oath.
'Ken Awesome.
'Kenhell son, you've lit the farken house on fire!
by Tim Kelly August 29, 2004
ken is the most amazingest friend you could ever ask for. He's the most nicest and sweetest person there is. he can always cheer u up when you're down. he can be that person who you can just say stupid ass shit to and he'll just play along and you'll both be laughing your asses off. he's down right sexy, he's as hot as pizza. he's got all the girls chasing him cause of his everything. he's got swag. he's a slam dunker. and he's taken by Madison pettis bitches. she did him first so it sucks for you. he's my nigga. and he's somewhat smart :P to sum it all up everybody wishes they were as sexy and as everything as Ken.
ken is so sexy
I wish I did ken before Madison
by Sapphire 💎❤ January 09, 2015
to know

Used throughout Scotland.
d'ya ken what i mean?
by dog_on_wheels May 18, 2005
"Ken" is an alias for douchebag. A Stupid man whose interest are: action movies, body building, cars (customization of...).
"Will ken invivite barby to suck an icecream in his car ?"
"You'll spent an awesome night with your Ken"
"Such a ken..."
by Bzzzz2 July 12, 2013
short for heinekens-> as in beer..

lets hit the local for a couple of kens!
by sessie April 13, 2007

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