headfirst

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From head +‎ first.

Adverb[edit]

headfirst (not comparable)

  1. With the head in front; headlong.
  2. Rashly; precipitately; without deliberation; hastily.
    • 2016, Kerry Greenwood, Murder and Mendelssohn, Sydney: Allen and Unwin, page 245:
      Sheffield was not going to stop being Sheffield just because he had dived headfirst into the lusts of the flesh.

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Adjective[edit]

headfirst (not comparable)

  1. With the head in front; headlong.