Definitions for AVIDˈæv ɪd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

av•idˈæv ɪd(adj.)

  1. enthusiastic; ardent; keen:

    an avid moviegoer.

  2. keenly desirous; eager; greedy (often fol. by for or of).

Origin of avid:

1760–70; < L avidus=av(ēre) to crave +-idus -id4

a•vid•i•tyəˈvɪd ɪ ti(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy(adj)

    (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous

    "avid for adventure"; "an avid ambition to succeed"; "fierce devouring affection"; "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"; "greedy for fame"

  2. avid, zealous(adj)

    marked by active interest and enthusiasm

    "an avid sports fan"


  1. avid(Adjective)

    enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy

    I'm an avid reader.

  2. Origin: From avidus, from aveo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avid(adj)

    longing eagerly for; eager; greedy

Anagrams of AVID

  1. diva

Translations for AVID

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary



avid for information; an avid reader.

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