From Frenchavide, from Latinavidus (“eager, desirous; greedy”), from aveō (“wish, desire, long for, crave”).
Latin avidusfromavēreto desire
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Avid Sentence Examples
An avid reader, she also regularly indulgesin retail therapy.
Many avid couponers say the easiest way to shop with coupons is to write your list on an envelope and tuck the coupons you want to use into the envelope so everything is in one spot when you're ready to pay for your purchases.
My mother was an avid sci-fi watcher on television.
Packed with celebrities and all manner of fashion folks, the occasion is often virtually attended by avid fashion fans, who can follow their favorite designers online at the official Mercedes Benz Fashion Week website, as well Style.com.
It is simple enough to bring in "non-gamers" -- just about anyone can start enjoying it, even in the first few minutes -- yet complex enough for avid players to want to "master" the games, finding all the little nuances and Easter eggs.