Mammoth Memory

Headlong – In a rush; with a reckless haste


(Pronounced head-long)

To remember the definition of the word headlong, use the following mnemonic:

The head is always long (headlong) on a bullrush.

Head is always long on the bullrush.


Examples of headlong in a sentence

She finally reached the bottom of the embankment and fell headlong into a bunch of blackberry bushes.

She went headlong into the relationship without considering the implications.

The adventurous man had a habit of diving headlong into new risky business ventures.

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