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Meaning of AVID

Pronunciation:  'avid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"; "a great walker"; "an eager beaver"
  2. [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"

AVID is a 4 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: desirous, devouring(a), eager, enthusiastic, esurient, great, greedy, zealous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Av"id\, a. [L. avidus, fr. av?re to long: cf. F. avide.
See {Avarice}.]
Longing eagerly for; eager; greedy. ``Avid of gold, yet
greedier of renown.'' --Southey.

Thesaurus Terms
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