Synonyms of headlong


1. hasty, headlong, hurried (vs. unhurried)

usage: excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"

2. headfirst, headlong, forward (vs. backward)

usage: with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool"


1. headlong, headfirst

usage: with the head foremost; "the runner slid headlong into third base"

2. headlong, precipitately

usage: at breakneck speed; "burst headlong through the gate"

3. headlong, rashly

usage: in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin"

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