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adverb mainly literary headlong pronunciation in British English /ˈhedˌlɒŋ/
  1. 1
    with your head in such a position that it hits something before the rest of your body

    He was hurled headlong down the stairs.

  2. 2
    very quickly and without looking where you are going

    He ran headlong across the hallway.

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