Flung his head back - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
fling (one's) head back (redirected from flung his head back)
fling (one's) head back
To move one's head backwards in a swift motion. I flung my head back to shake the hair out of my eyes.
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fling one's head back
to tilt one's head back quickly. She flung her head back and laughed heartily. She flung back her head and laughed.
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References in classic literature
He flung his head back
and laughed his throaty affected cackle of anger.
Warner flung his head back
in despair when a ball from Kyle Abbott hit his hip and ricocheted off an elbow onto his stumps when he was on 45.
As his face began to wrinkle and he flung his head back
, I instinctively knew a meltdown was moments away.
She said: "He flung his head back
and I looked at him and told him not to do it, otherwise you will choke.