One entry found for avid.
Main Entry: avĚid
Etymology: French or Latin; French avide, from Latin avidus, from avEre to desire, crave; akin to Welsh ewyllys desire, Old Irish con-oí he protects
1 : desirous to the point of greed : urgently eager : GREEDY <avid for publicity>
2 : characterized by enthusiasm and vigorous pursuit <avid readers>
synonym see EAGER
- avĚidĚly adverb
- avĚidĚness noun