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
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Well if he chooses to hide his head in the sand, we'll never know will we?
And I doubt it will bother her that her husband may have to hide his head in shame at the insult to the high office he holds.
It'd give an inveterate states rightist like Thomas Jefferson a splitting headache, chasing him up the mountainside to Monticello, there to hide his head under the blankets, this endless chatter over whether the states or the reds or both or neither should regulate the business of insurance.
He doesn't know what to wear to hide his head and his wooden leg, so he writes to a fancy dress hire company to explain his problem.
Trevor, wearing a woollen hat to hide his head injuries, begins to stalk Mo, who is on bail, when he returns to the Square.