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.

1790

First Known Use of headfirst

1790


HEADFIRST Defined for English Language Learners

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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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