What does avid mean?

Definitions for avid
ˈæv ɪdavid

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. avid(Adjective)

    enthusiastic; passionate; longing eagerly; eager; greedy

    I'm an avid reader.

    Etymology: From avidus, from aveo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Avid(adj)

    longing eagerly for; eager; greedy

    Etymology: [L. avidus, fr. avre to long: cf. F. avide. See Avarice.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of avid in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of avid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of avid in a Sentence

  1. Maggie Lagle:

    Alan was a very avid golfer and he would actually participate in the Bing Crosby golf tournament, since the USGA had a really good relationship with Crosby, he had actually had a few conversations with Shepard and it was determined that the club would come here to us.

  2. Adrienne Rich:

    As her sons have seen her: the mother in patriarchy: controlling, erotic, castrating, heart-suffering, guilt-ridden, and guilt-provoking; a marble brow, a huge breast, an avid cave; between her legs snakes, swamp-grass, or teeth; on her lap a helpless infant or a martyred son. She exists for one purpose: to bear and nourish the son.

  3. Jeremy Smith:

    I'm an avid gun owner, i carry, like just about anybody else does.

  4. Susan Gunn:

    President Trump identifies himself as a Christian and avid reader of the Bible. And I just call him and all of our hurting communities to remember the great commandment to love your neighbor as yourself.

  5. Smithsonian Channel:

    In certain ways, we had similar upbringings, i had a loving home and did all right in school. He didn’t. But because [of my blindness], I also had a hard time learning in school and was teased, as he was… We were able to talk to each other and share our anxieties… We also liked fishing. He was an avid lover of fishing as am I.

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