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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. (often followed by `for') ardently or excessively desirous;
- Example: "avid for adventure"
- Example: "an avid ambition to succeed"
- Example: "fierce devouring affection"
- Example: "the esurient eyes of an avid curiosity"
- Example: "greedy for fame"
[syn: avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy]

2. marked by active interest and enthusiasm;
- Example: "an avid sports fan"
[syn: avid, zealous]

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Avid \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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

avid adj 1: (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" [syn: avid, devouring(a), esurient, greedy] 2: marked by active interest and enthusiasm; "an avid sports fan" [syn: avid, zealous]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

76 Moby Thesaurus words for "avid": a hog for, acquisitive, agog, alacritous, all agog, all-devouring, animated, anxious, ardent, athirst, avaricious, bottomless, breathless, bursting to, coveting, covetous, craving, desirous, devouring, eager, esurient, forward, full of life, gluttonous, gobbling, grabby, grasping, greedy, hoggish, impatient, importunate, insatiable, insatiate, insistent, keen, limitless, lively, mercenary, miserly, money-hungry, money-mad, omnivorous, overgreedy, panting, piggish, pressing, prompt, quenchless, quick, rapacious, raring to, ravening, ravenous, ready, ready and willing, slakeless, sordid, spirited, swinish, thirsty, unappeasable, unappeased, unquenchable, unsated, unsatisfied, unslakeable, unslaked, urgent, venal, vital, vivacious, vivid, voracious, wanting, wishful, zestful