head-foremost

head-foremost
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1.
With the head first, heels over head.
2.
Rashly, hastily, precipitately, headlong, heels over head.

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  • head foremost — head first or head foremost With the head in front • • • Main Entry: ↑head …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-foremost — …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-on — head′ on′ adj. 1) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head on collision[/ex] 2) facing forward; frontal 3) characterized by direct opposition: a head on confrontation[/ex] 4) with the front or head foremost, esp. in a collision 5) in… …   From formal English to slang

  • head — n., adj., & v. n. 1 the upper part of the human body, or the foremost or upper part of an animal s body, containing the brain, mouth, and sense organs. 2 a the head regarded as the seat of intellect or repository of comprehended information. b… …   Useful english dictionary

  • head-on — /hed on , awn /, adj. 1. (of two objects) meeting with the fronts or heads foremost: a head on collision. 2. facing the direction of forward motion or alignment; frontal. 3. characterized by direct opposition: a head on confrontation. adv. 4.… …   Universalium

  • head-on — with the head foremost, frontally; directly, face to face …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Head — (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief}, {Cadet},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and ears — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head and shoulders — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Head fast — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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