1. A slang term used in pick up artists' lingo, to describe the persona one creates in order to attract a woman.
2. A graphical, personalized representation of a person in a chat room or virtual reality.
Origins of The English Word, Avatar
Avatar comes from the Sanskrit word avatara, which refers to a spirit coming down from the heavens and inhabiting a human body.
"What's your avatar?" "Oh, I thought I'd try a Tony Soprano -kinda thing. Whaddya think?"