Word Summary
propetēs: falling forward, headlong
Original Word: προπετής
Transliteration: propetēs
Phonetic Spelling: (prop-et-ace')
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: falling forward, headlong
Meaning: falling forward, headlong
Strong's Concordance
reckless, thoughtless

From a compound of pro and pipto; falling forward, i.e. Headlong (figuratively, precipitate) -- heady, rash(-ly).

see GREEK pro

see GREEK pipto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4312: προπετής

προπετής, προπετές (πρό and πέτω i. e. πίπτω);

1. falling forward, headlong, sloping, precipitous: Pindar Nem. 6, 107; Xenophon, r. eq. 1, 8; others.

2. precipitate, rash, reckless: Acts 19:36; 2 Timothy 3:4 (Proverbs 10:14; Proverbs 13:3; Sir. 9:18; Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 1, 1 [ET]; and often in Greek writings).