Headfirst vs Headforemost - What's the difference?

headfirst | headforemost |


As adverbs the difference between headfirst and headforemost

is that headfirst is with the head in front; headlong while headforemost is headfirst.

As an adjective headfirst

is with the head in front; headlong.

headfirst

English

Adverb

(-)
  • With the head in front; headlong
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • With the head in front; headlong
  • headforemost

    English

    Adverb

    (-)
  • headfirst
  • * {{quote-book, year=1894, author=Robert Michael Ballantyne, title=The Dog Crusoe and His Master, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Exerting all his remaining strength he rushed down the bank, dropped his rifle, and plunged headforemost into the stream. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1900, author=Blackwood Ketcham Benson, title=Who Goes There?, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=He doubled up and went headforemost to the ground. }}
  • * {{quote-book, year=1912, author=B. M. Bower, title=Good Indian, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=Quick, or I'll land you headforemost in that pond, you infernal old hag!" }}

    Synonyms

    * headfirst * headlong