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 ?
The truth was that she had been afraid she might find Mary crying and hiding her head under the bed-clothes.
She's `poor Ellen' certainly, because she had the bad luck to make a wretched marriage; but I don't see that that's a reason for hiding her head as if she were the culprit.
This had her crying, first just hiding her head with a towel, but later on fully showing her temper to the housemates.
Winbigler, hiding her head in her hands, stood stunned by it all at first.