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Dictionary definition for: Headlong

1. (s) excessively quick; "made a hasty exit" "a headlong rush to sell"

2. (r) with the head foremost; "the runner slid headlong into third base"

3. (s) with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs" "a headlong dive into the pool"

4. (r) at breakneck speed; "burst headlong through the gate"

5. (r) in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love with his cousin"

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