- The definition of avid is someone greedy, with a craving for or with a strong interest in something.
- A person who wants to win at any cost is an example of avid.
- Someone who talks only about sports is an avid sports fan.
- having an intense craving; greedy: avid for power
- eager and enthusiastic: an avid reader
Origin: Classical Latin avidus ; from avere, to desire
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- Having an ardent desire or unbounded craving; greedy: avid for adventure.
- Marked by keen interest and enthusiasm: an avid sports fan.
Origin: Latin avidus, from avēre, to desire.
- avˈid·ly adverb