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Avid - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Avid' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Avid [ a.]
- Longing eagerly for; eager; greedy.

Meaning of 'Avid' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . avid [ s]
Meaning (1):
- (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous
Example in sentence:
  • an avid ambition to succeed;
  • avid for adventure;
  • fierce devouring affection;
  • greedy for fame;
  • the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity
Meaning (2):
- marked by active interest and enthusiasm
Example in sentence:
  • an avid sports fan