headlong

  • 1 Headlong — may refer to: Headlong, a British theatre company Headlong (Williams novel), a 1980 novel by Emlyn Williams Headlong (Frayn novel), a 1999 novel by Michael Frayn Headlong (Ings novel), a 1999 novel by Simon Ings Headlong (song), a song by Queen… …

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  • 2 Headlong — «Headlong» Canción de Queen Álbum Innuendo Publicación 1991 Grabación …

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  • 3 Headlong — «Headlong» Сингл Queen из альбома Innuendo Выпущен …

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  • 4 Headlong — Single par Queen extrait de l’album Innuendo Pays  Royaume Uni …

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  • 5 Headlong — Head long, a. 1. Rash; precipitate; as, headlong folly. [1913 Webster] 2. Steep; precipitous. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Like a tower upon a headlong rock. Byron. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Headlong — Head long ( l[o^]ng ; 115), adv. [OE. hedling, hevedlynge; prob. confused with E. long, a. & adv.] [1913 Webster] 1. With the head foremost; headforemost; head first; as, to fall headlong. Acts i. 18. [1913 Webster] 2. Rashly; precipitately;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 headlong — late 14c., in phrase by headlong, from hed head (see HEAD (Cf. head) (n.)) + adverbial suffix ling. Altered by folk etymology on pattern of SIDELONG (Cf. sidelong), etc …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 headlong — [hed′lôŋ΄] adv. [LME hedlong, altered (by assoc. with ALONG) < ME hedelinge(s) < hede, head + linge, adv. suffix] 1. with the head first; headfirst 2. with uncontrolled speed and force 3. recklessly; rashly; impetuously adj. 1. Old Poet.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 headlong — index blind (not discerning), impolitic, improvident, precipitate, thoughtless Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 headlong — *precipitate, impetuous, abrupt, hasty, sudden Analogous words: rash, reckless, daring, daredevil, foolhardy (see ADVENTUROUS) …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 headlong — [adj] dangerous, reckless abrupt, brash, breakneck, daredevil, daring, foolhardy, hasty, hurried, impetuous, impulsive, inconsiderate, precipitant, precipitate, rash, rough, rushing, sudden, tempestuous, thoughtless; concepts 542,588 Ant. careful …

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  • 12 headlong — ► ADVERB & ADJECTIVE 1) with the head foremost. 2) in a rush; with reckless haste …

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  • 13 Headlong — Queen – Innuendo Veröffentlichung 4. Februar 1991 Label Parlophone/EMI; Hollywood Records (USA) Format(e) CD, LP, Cassette Genre(s) Rock …

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  • 14 headlong — [[t]he̱dlɒŋ, AM lɔːŋ[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV after v If you move headlong in a particular direction, you move there very quickly. He ran headlong for the open door. ADJ: ADJ n Headlong is also an adjective. The army was in headlong flight. 2) ADV: ADV… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 headlong — headlongness, n. /hed lawng , long /, adv. 1. with the head foremost; headfirst: to plunge headlong into the water. 2. without delay; hastily: to plunge headlong into work. 3. without deliberation; rashly: to rush headlong into battle. adj. 4.… …

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  • 16 headlong — head|long1 [ hed,lɔŋ ] adverb MAINLY LITERARY 1. ) with your head in such a position that it hits something before the rest of your body: He was hurled headlong down the stairs. 2. ) very quickly and without looking where you are going: He ran… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 headlong — adverb 1 if you rush headlong into something, you start doing it too quickly without thinking carefully: rush headlong into: Martin just isn t the type to rush headlong into marriage. 2 falling with your head first and the rest of your body… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 headlong — head|long [ˈhedlɔŋ US lo:ŋ] adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: headling head first (14 17 centuries), from head + ling in a particular direction ] 1.) rush/plunge headlong into sth if you rush headlong into something, you start doing it too quickly… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 headlong — I UK [ˈhedˌlɒŋ] / US [ˈhedˌlɔŋ] adverb mainly literary 1) with your head in such a position that it hits something before the rest of your body He was hurled headlong down the stairs. 2) very quickly and without looking where you are going He ran …

    English dictionary

  • 20 headlong — 1. adverb 1) he fell headlong into the tent Syn: head first, on one s head Ant: feet first 2) she rushed headlong to join the craze Syn: without thinking, without forethought, precipitously, impetuously …

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