hide (one's) head

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hide (one's) head

To lower one's head or cover one's face, typically due to embarrassment or shame. Michael showed me exactly who had broken my vase when he hid his head in response to my question. I totally forgot to do my homework, so all I could do was hide my head as my teacher collected it from everyone else.
See also: head, hide
References in classic literature ?
She got so cold that we made her hide her head under the buffalo robe.
None were needed; her telltale face answered for her, as well as the impulse which made her hide her head in the sofa cushion, like a foolish ostrich when the hunters are after it.
It is a scandalous and shocking state of affairs, and Ms Holt should hide her head in shame.
But they couldn't hide her head and upper body being flashed across the nation.