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av·id

 (ăv′ĭd)
adj.
1. Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm: an avid golfer; an avid interest in cooking.
2. Having or marked by strong desire or craving; greedy: an economy with an avid appetite for consumer goods.

[Latin avidus, from avēre, to desire.]

av′id·ly adv.

avid

(ˈævɪd)
adj
1. very keen; enthusiastic: an avid reader.
2. (postpositive; often foll by for or of) eager (for); desirous (of); greedy (for): avid for revenge.
[C18: from Latin avidus, from avēre to long for]
ˈavidly adv

av•id

(ˈæv ɪd)

adj.
1. enthusiastic; ardent; keen: an avid moviegoer.
2. keenly desirous; eager; greedy (often fol. by for or of).
[1760–70; < Latin avidus=av(ēre) to crave + -idus -id4]
av′id•ly, adv.
a•vid•i•ty (əˈvɪd ɪ ti) av′id•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.avid - (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirousavid - (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"
desirous, wishful - having or expressing desire for something; "desirous of high office"; "desirous of finding a quick solution to the problem"
2.avid - marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan"
enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

avid

avid

adjective
1. Having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit:
2. Having a strong urge to obtain or possess something, especially material wealth, in quantity:
Informal: grabby.
3. Intensely desirous or interested:
Informal: raring.
Idioms: champing at the bit, ready and willing.
Translations
شَرِه، مُتَعَطِّش،تَوّاق، طَمّاع
dychtivý
begærligivrig
ákafur, gráîugur
aistringassu užsidegimutrokštantisužsidegęsužsidegimas
alkatīgskārs
nadšený
can atançok istekli

avid

[ˈævɪd] ADJ [collector, viewer] → ávido; [supporter, fan] → ferviente
an avid readerun ávido lector
to be avid for sthestar ávido de algo

avid

[ˈævɪd] adj [reader] → avide; [fan] → fervent(e); [golfer, gardener] → passionné(e)

avid

adj
(= desirous)gierig (for nach); (esp for fame, praise) → süchtig (for nach); avid for fameruhmsüchtig
(= keen)begeistert, passioniert; interestlebhaft, stark; he is an avid follower of this serieser verfolgt diese Serie mit lebhaftem Interesse; as an avid reader of your columnals eifriger Leser Ihrer Spalte; I am an avid readerich lese leidenschaftlich gern

avid

[ˈævɪd] adj avid (for)desideroso/a (di), avido/a (di)
an avid reader → un(a) accanito/a or appassionato/a lettore/trice

avid

(ˈӕvid) adjective
eager. avid for information; an avid reader.
ˈavidly adverb
aˈvidity noun
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