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Headlong

Pronunciation of Headlong
/hˈɛdlɒŋ/, /hˈɛdlɒŋ/, /h_ˈɛ_d_l_ɒ_ŋ/

Antonyms for headlong:

backward, unhurried.

Synonyms for headlong:

Sense 1

fast, on-the-spot, fetal position, now, outstretched, down, straightaway, boldly, poof, wham-bam, fast-paced, head first, short, Posthaste, instantaneous, swift, brash, instant, already, abrupt, outspread, prompt, temerarious, fast track, suddenly, lightning, ill-considered, unconsidered, summarily, straight away, summary.

Sense 2

harum-scarum, violently, cold, incautious, impulsive, hotheaded, madcap, immediate, quick, rude, impetuous, flash, slouch, immediately, slap, flat, presto.

Sense 3

reckless, right, improvident.

Sense 4

slapdash.

Sense 5

stoop, sprawl.

Sense 6

squat.

impetuous

foolhardy.

precipitate

rash.

brash (adjective)

hotheaded, incautious, reckless, madcap, rude, forward.

breakneck (adjective)

lightning.

foolish (adjective)

shortsighted.

hasty (adjective)

prompt, PDQ, quick, rushed, short, slapdash, cursory, fast, swift, pronto.

headlong (adjective)

foolhardy, rash, hurried, impetuous, impulsive, precipitant, abrupt, brash, precipitate, hasty.

hurried (adjective)

precipitous.

rash (adjective)

precipitant, unconsidered, overhasty.

reckless (adjective)

impetuous, rash, reckless.

thoughtless (adjective)

unguarded.

unguarded (adjective)

unguarded.

very fast (adjective)

swift.

helter-skelter (adverb)

hotfoot, hurriedly, rashly, pell-mell, Incontinently, hastily.

rashly (adverb)

precipitately.

bravely (adverb)

boldly.

fast (adverb)

Posthaste.

helter-skelter (adverb)

Incontinently.

quickly (adverb)

fast.

rashly (adverb)

precipitously.

Sense 1 (noun)

down.

headlong (noun)

hasty, headfirst, precipitately, hurried, rashly, forward.

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