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headlong

head·long

headlong

pronunciation:
hed lawng
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: with the head leading or foremost.
He leaned over too far and fell headlong into the pit.
definition 2: hastily, suddenly, or quickly; without proper deliberation; rashly.
They rushed headlong into this disastrous business deal.She'd only known the man for a few weeks before she plunged headlong into marriage.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: plunging, falling, or done with the head leading.
He jumped on the sled and made a headlong descent down the hill.
definition 2: hasty, sudden, or quick.
When the rain began to pour, we made a headlong dash for the car.
similar words:
precipitate