head over heels

adverb

1
a
: in or as if in a somersault : helter-skelter
2
: very much : deeply
head over heels in love

Examples of head over heels in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Casey Affleck and his girlfriend, actress Caylee Cowan, began dating in 2021 Casey Affleck is head over heels for his girlfriend, Caylee Cowan. Sophie Dodd, Peoplemag, 8 July 2024 The Drake-esque delivery implies that Latto maybe head over heels for this man. Marc Griffin, VIBE.com, 28 June 2024 Ten years have passed but Kris Jenner is still head over heels for Corey Gamble! Joelle Goldstein, Peoplemag, 30 May 2024 As of April 24, the TikTok has 1.1 million likes and more than 13,800 comments, mainly of people falling head over heels for Tyler. Tj MacIas, Miami Herald, 24 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for head over heels 

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Word History

First Known Use

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

Time Traveler
The first known use of head over heels was in 1694

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“Head over heels.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20over%20heels. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

head over heels

adverb
1
: in or as if in a somersault
fell head over heels down the hill
2
: very much : deeply
head over heels in love
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