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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 head·long /-ˈlɔŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Head·long adv.
 1. With the head foremost; headforemost; head first; as, to fall headlong.
 2. Rashly; precipitately; without deliberation.
 3. Hastily; without delay or respite.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Head·long, a.
 1. Rash; precipitate; as, headlong folly.
 2. Steep; precipitous. [Poetic]
    Like a tower upon a headlong rock.   --Byron.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to
             sell" [syn: hasty]
      2: with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the
         stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool" [syn: headfirst]
      adv 1: with the head foremost; "the runner slid headlong into third
             base" [syn: headfirst]
      2: at breakneck speed; "burst headlong through the gate" [syn:
      3: in a hasty and foolhardy manner; "he fell headlong in love
         with his cousin" [syn: rashly]