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headfirst

[ hed-furst ]
/ ˈhɛdˈfɜrst /
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adverb
with the head in front or bent forward; headforemost: He dived headfirst into the sea.
rashly; precipitately.
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Origin of headfirst

First recorded in 1820–30; head + first
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British Dictionary definitions for headfirst

headfirst
/ (ˈhɛdˈfɜːst) /

adjective, adverb
with the head foremost; headlonghe fell headfirst
adverb
rashly or carelessly
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