Pronunciation of Headlong
/hˈɛdlɒŋ/, /hˈɛdlɒŋ/, /h_ˈɛ_d_l_ɒ_ŋ/
Synonyms for headlong:
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.
very fast (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for headlong:
- We drive them headlong! - "Ulysses", James Joyce.
- He reached the edge of the sage and plunged headlong between two rocks. - "The Settling of the Sage", Hal G. Evarts.
- An abyss had opened in her path; a false step, and she and her son were irrevocably lost- sent headlong to destruction. - "The Lion's Skin", Rafael Sabatini.