Synonyms for Headlong:
madcap, reckless, hotheaded, forward, incautious.
slapdash, urgent, fast.
foolhardy, hurried, impetuous, rash, hasty, brash, impulsive.
rash, reckless, impetuous.
like mad, fast, frenetic, urgent, rapid, like a shot, in a flash/like a flash/quick as a flash, quickly.
n.down, ascending, bouncy, under, skyward, up, upward, downward. •headlong (noun)
headfirst, hurried, forward, hasty, rashly, precipitately.
fast, outspread, head first, ill-considered, brash, unconsidered, outstretched, down, temerarious, fetal position. hotheaded, impulsive, incautious, slouch, impetuous, harum-scarum, madcap. improvident, reckless. slapdash. sprawl, stoop. squat. •impetuous
Usage examples for headlong
She was young- just twenty- two; she was- she knew it- agreeable to look upon; she had as much money as any reasonable woman need want; she had already seen a great deal of the world outside England; and she had fallen headlong in love with this charming old house, and had now, in spite of various difficulties, managed to possess herself of it, and plant her life in it. – The Testing of Diana Mallory by Mrs. Humphry Ward