Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an avid or avidious manner; eagerly; with greediness.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Eagerly; greedily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb obsolete eagerly; greedily.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

avidious +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Must say it's pretty good stuff," he said, balancing his plate on his knee and sampling the mess avidiously.

    CHAPTER 4

  • He stood looking at her, his gaze taking in the young form avidiously.

    Rose O'Paradise

  • "Must say it's pretty good stuff," he said, balancing his plate on his knee and sampling the mess avidiously.

    A Daughter of the Snows

  • And that old, specious, dressed-up, garbled, sea-sick ptomaine prancing about avidiously like an irremediable turkey gobbler with patent leather shoes on is my best friend.

    Heart of the West [Annotated]

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