Avid definition

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Eager and enthusiastic.

An avid reader.

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Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm.

An avid golfer; an avid interest in cooking.

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Having or marked by strong desire or craving; greedy.

An economy with an avid appetite for consumer goods.

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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.

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I'm an avid reader.

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Having an intense craving; greedy.

Avid for power.

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Origin of avid

  • Latin avidus from avēre to desire

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French avide, from Latin avidus (“eager, desirous; greedy”), from aveō (“wish, desire, long for, crave”).

    From Wiktionary