Meaning of ket in English:


Pronunciation /kɛt/


Northern English usually kets
  • A sweet, especially an inexpensive one of a type intended mainly for children.

    • ‘you used to call in there for your kets on the way back from school’


Middle English (in the obsolete senses ‘raw flesh’ and ‘rubbish’), from Old Norse kjǫt ‘flesh’. The current sense is first recorded in the 1970s.