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Definition of "avid" []

  • Having an ardent desire or unbounded craving; greedy: avid for adventure. (adjective)
  • Marked by keen interest and enthusiasm: an avid sports fan. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "avid" in a sentence
  • "Even George Washington was known as an avid fox hunter."
  • "For example, Bloomberg reports, Deputy Minister Yaprak Baltacioglu is described as an avid cook and working with her will result in weight gain."
  • "Deputy minister Yaprak Baltacioglu was described as an avid cook and working with her will result in weight gain."