Definitions of headlong:
  • adjective:   excessively quick
    Example: "A headlong rush to sell"
  • adjective:   with the head foremost
    Example: "A headlong dive into the pool"
  • adverb:   with the head foremost
    Example: "The runner slid headlong into third base"
  • adverb:   in a hasty and foolhardy manner
    Example: "He fell headlong in love with his cousin"
  • adverb:   at breakneck speed
    Example: "Burst headlong through the gate"

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