with (one's) head held high

(redirected from with our head held high)
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

with (one's) head held high

Displaying pride and confidence, often (but not always) after something has gone wrong. Even though I knew I blew the presentation, I walked out of the conference room with my head held high… and then cried in my car. After hearing that he had been named to the all-star team, Paul walked through the halls with his head held high.
See also: head, held, high
References in periodicals archive ?
KENNETH MOOD, Swalwell , Gateshead Judge and Jury WE are not judge and jury On our fellow man Does that ring a bell And sometimes we lead By our example The changing seasons Seem to have it all The colour the shape And we walk in the landscape With our head held high or low Our dreams are overflowing In One Direction or another Pop group or Girls Aloud Who do we want to be In the country or city