Antonyms of adj headfirst

1 sense of headfirst

Sense 1
headfirst, headlong -- (with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool")

INDIRECT (VIA forward) -> backward -- (directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view")

Similarity of adj headfirst

1 sense of headfirst

Sense 1
headfirst, headlong -- (with the head foremost; "a headfirst plunge down the stairs"; "a headlong dive into the pool")
       => forward (vs. backward) -- (at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion")

Synonyms of adv headfirst

1 sense of headfirst

Sense 1
headlong, headfirst -- (with the head foremost; "the runner slid headlong into third base")

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