headlong : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  excessively quick
    a headlong rush to sell
  • s  with the head foremost
    a headlong dive into the pool
  • r  with the head foremost
    the runner slid headlong into third base
  • r  at breakneck speed
    burst headlong through the gate
  • r  in a hasty and foolhardy manner
    he fell headlong in love with his cousin

  • Stead, an Australian with a wonderful style, both headlong and sturdy, is fearless in her depiction of the Pollits and more compassionate in her judgments than you or I could ever .
  • As the clangs and hoots echoed through the ship, officers and men tumbled out of bunks, rushed headlong for battle stations.
  • From the moment you set foot in the boomtowns of the Rio Grande Valley, you sense you are watching the gold rush, headlong and free spirited and corrupt and ingenious.
News & Articles


  • Dirk Kempthorne in Winston-Salem Journal (registration)
    The brown pelican is known for its fishing displays, plunging headlong from the air into the water and rising with a mouthful of fish,Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne said in announcing the delisting proposal.
  • Nick Clegg in Channel 4 News
    Mr Clegg said: "The Government's onward march towards a surveillance state has now become a headlong rush. They seem determined to hoover up the DNA details of as many people as they can, regardless of guilt or innocence. We already have by far the...
  • Jack Layton in CTV.ca
    This is an opportunity now for Stephen Harper to make a choice,Layton said. "Does he want to demonstrate some sort of leadership and make this Parliament work or is he going to take us headlong into an election? That's his choice."

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