Avid vs. Enthusiast
Avid and Enthusiast Definitions
Having or marked by keen interest and enthusiasm
An avid golfer.
An avid interest in cooking.
One who is filled with enthusiasm; one who is ardently absorbed in an interest or pursuit
A baseball enthusiast.
Having or marked by strong desire or craving; greedy
An economy with an avid appetite for consumer goods.
A zealot; a fanatic.
Enthusiastic; keen; eager; showing great interest in something or desire to do something
I'm an avid reader.
An avid fan of 1960s sci-fi movies
A person filled with or guided by enthusiasm.
Longing eagerly for; eager; greedy.
(archaic) A person exhibiting over-zealous religious fervour.
(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
One moved or actuated by enthusiasm; as: (a) One who imagines himself divinely inspired, or possessed of some special revelation; a religious madman; a fanatic. (b) One whose mind is wholly possessed and heated by what engages it; one who is influenced by a peculiar; fervor of mind; an ardent and imaginative person.
Enthusiasts soon understand each other.
Marked by active interest and enthusiasm;
An avid sports fan
A great walker
An eager beaver
An ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
A person having a strong liking for something