your head off

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(one's) head off

Very intensely or loudly; with no restraint, hesitation, or inhibition. (Used after verbs associated with speech sounds, such as "yell," talk," "laugh," etc.) I'm telling you, Mark's boyfriend is hilarious! He had me laughing my head off when I met him. Suzy started yelling her head off when I told her she couldn't have an ice cream cone. A: "So, has Noah started saying any words yet?" B: "And then some—he's been talking his head off for months now!"
See also: head, off

— your head off

laugh, talk, shout, etc. with a complete lack of restraint or without stopping.
1990 Paul Auster The Music of Chance Now that the kid was out of danger, he began to show his true colors, and it wasn't long before he was talking his head off.
See also: head, off
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In evidence, Ms Crawford said Courtie continually hit her head off the wall at its stable and nothing could be done to stop her.
Ms Crawford, of The Oaks, Broadford, Co Clare, added: "The horse was hitting her head off the wall.
Local fire station officer Graham Richardson, who was called to the scene in Sale, Cheshire, said: "The barrier was only a few inches away from taking her head off.