Origin of headlong
OTHER WORDS FROM headlongheadlongness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH headlongheadlong , headstrong
Words nearby headlong
How to use headlong in a sentence
I was now going headlong into the world of bushcraft and survivalism.How the Reality Show ‘Alone’ Got Me Through the Pandemic|aweinberg|July 28, 2021|Outside Online
Edmond Freeman recruited journalists from across the country, encouraged in-depth reporting, and pushed the paper headlong into several controversial topics.Edmond Freeman, newspaper publisher who shook up 1960s Arkansas, dies at 94|Tom Hamburger|May 6, 2021|Washington Post
“We like to say we only catch the stupid bats,” she told me — the ones that fly headlong into this obvious trap and don’t immediately bite their way out afterward.
For the vast majority of Americans, though, life after the pandemic seemed to be a headlong rush to normalcy.
With that information in hand, the headlong race toward a vaccine began.A COVID-19 vaccine may come soon. Will the blistering pace backfire?|Tina Hesman Saey|July 10, 2020|Science News
In our headlong quest for a legally perfect society, we don’t take the time to take stock of what‘s been created so far.
In the first chapter, rebellious Holly Sykes runs away from home and headlong into the melancholy perils of first love.David Mitchell’s ‘The Bone Clocks’ Is Fun But Mostly Empty Calories|William O’Connor|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ultra-rich people who launch a headlong retreat from political affairs will not be immune.
But this headlong rush towards legalization makes him a little uneasy, too.Puffing But Paranoid: Seattle’s First 4/20 With Legal Pot|Winston Ross|April 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But the headlong rush to drill has caused a number of social and environmental consequences that are just too startling to ignore.Winthrop Roosevelt on the Oil Boom that Threatens His Great-Great-Grandfather’s Legacy|Winthrop Roosevelt|April 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nearly all the mutineers swung round and galloped headlong for the landward boundary of the paddy field.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
And they that call this people blessed, shall cause them to err: and they that are called blessed, shall be thrown down, headlong.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
He did not stop until he dashed headlong into a thicket, far away to the right of their line of march.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
A man throws up his arms and tumbles headlong, but those that live dash on.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
Our prisoner's was perhaps the most startling name which could have been pronounced among those high-blooded and headlong men.