headfirst

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adverb head·first \ˈhed-ˈfərst\

Definition of headfirst

  1. 1 :  with the head foremost <dove headfirst into the waves>

  2. 2 :  headlong 2

headfirst

adjective

Examples of headfirst in a sentence

  1. She dove into the water headfirst.

  2. She rushed into the relationship headfirst.

Circa 1828

First Known Use of headfirst

circa 1828


HEADFIRST Defined for English Language Learners

headfirst

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adverb head·first \ˈhed-ˈfərst\

Definition of headfirst for English Language Learners

  • : with the head leading

  • : without taking time to think about your actions


HEADFIRST Defined for Kids

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adverb head·first \ˈhed-ˈfərst\

Definition of headfirst for Students

  1. :  with the head in front <He fell headfirst down the stairs.>


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