head|first

head|first
head|first «HEHD FURST», adverb, adjective.
–adv.
1. with the head first: »

He caught the rail, pulled himself over it headfirst, and then went clawing up the deck (Atlantic).

2. Figurative. hastily; rashly: »

He made several mistakes, because he dove headfirst into the project without thinking about what he was doing.

SYNONYM(S): headlong, precipitately.
–adj.
done or going with the head first.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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