bite (one's) head off(redirected from bite one's head off)
bite (one's) head off
To respond to someone with anger that is often sudden or unprovoked. What's wrong with the boss today? I just tried to ask him a question, and he totally bit my head off!
bite someone's head off
Fig. to speak sharply and with great anger to someone. (Fixed order.) Don't bite my head off! Be patient. I'm very sorry I lost my tempter. I didn't mean to bite your head off.
bite (someone's) head off
To respond to a comment in an angry or reproachful way.