headlong

英 ['hedlɒŋ] 美 ['hɛdlɔŋ]
  • adj. 轻率的;头向前的;匆促而用力的
  • adv. 头向前地;猛然用力地
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headlong 头朝前的,莽撞的

head,头,-long,向前。引申词义莽撞的。

headlong (adv.)
late 14c., headling, also headlings, "headfirst (downward); headlong (forward); without thinking, hastily," from hed "head" (see head (n.)) + adverbial suffix -ling. Altered by c. 1400 to conform with sidelong, etc. Its true companions are now mostly obsolete: darkling, backling, flatling, etc.
1. She missed her footing and fell headlong down the stairs.
她一脚踩空,头朝下摔下了楼梯。

来自柯林斯例句

2. The country, they say, will inevitably now plunge headlong into decadence.
他们说,现在整个国家会不可避免地一头陷入衰退中。

来自柯林斯例句

3. The army was in headlong flight.
部队当时正仓皇奔逃。

来自柯林斯例句

4. She fell headlong into the icy pool.
她倒栽葱掉进了冰冷的水池中。

来自《权威词典》

5. The little boy fell headlong down the flight of stairs.
那小男孩头朝下跌下楼梯.

来自《现代汉英综合大词典》

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