Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

av·id

avid

 
 
pronunciation:
ae vihd
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having an eager desire for; greedy.
The kindergarten students are avid for learning.
synonyms:
eager, hungry, thirsty
similar words:
ardent, keen, ravenous
definition 2: having or showing great enthusiasm.
They are avid baseball fans.
synonyms:
enthusiastic
antonyms:
indifferent
similar words:
ardent, fanatic, wild
derivations: avidly (adv.), avidity (n.)