HyperDic: headlong

English > 5 senses of the word headlong:
ADVERBallheadlong, headfirstwith the head foremost
allheadlong, precipitatelyat breakneck speed
allheadlong, rashlyin a hasty and foolhardy manner
ADJECTIVEallheadlong, hastyexcessively quick
allheadlong, headfirstwith the head foremost
headlong > pronunciation
Soundshheh'dlao.ng
Rhymesalong ... yearlong: 33 rhymes with aong...
English > headlong: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningexcessively quick.
Example "a headlong rush to sell"
Synonymhasty
BroaderhurriedMoving rapidly or performed quickly or in great haste
Spanishprecipitado
Catalanprecipitat
Adverbsheadlongat breakneck speed
English > headlong: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningWith the head foremost.
Example "a headlong dive into the pool"
Synonymheadfirst
BroaderforwardAt or near or directed / directed toward the front
Catalanprecipitat
English > headlong: 5 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith the head foremost.
Example"the runner slid headlong into third base"
Synonymheadfirst
Spanishde cabeza
Catalande cap
English > headlong: 5 senses > adverb 2
MeaningAt breakneck speed.
Example"burst headlong through the gate"
Synonymprecipitately
Adjectivesheadlongexcessively quick
English > headlong: 5 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a hasty and foolhardy manner.
Example"he fell headlong in love with his cousin"
Synonymrashly
Spanishde cabeza, precipitadamente

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