how to pronounce headlong


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The above transcription of headlong is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

headlong is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of headlong in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… this headlong exponential growth that …”

meanings of headlong


  1. Plunging downwards head foremost.
  2. Precipitous.
  3. Reckless, impetuous.
  4. Rushing forward without restraint.


  1. With an unrestrained forward motion.
  2. Rashly; precipitately; without deliberation, in haste, hastily.
  3. With the head first or down.


  1. To precipitate.

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