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.
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She hid her head on my bosom, and put her arms round my neck--and we waited a little while in silence.
what!" cried the boys in a chorus, dropping their shovels and knives to gather round Rose, for a guilty clutching at her ears betrayed her, and with a feeble cry of "Ariadne made me!" she hid her head among the pillows like an absurd little ostrich.
Kemi Coaker, 29, who works in Magaluf, hid her head under a grey hoodie as she was marched into a court building in the Majorcan capital Palma to face the judge.
Amanda giggled and hid her head in his shoulder before saying: "Cringe!
Obviously mortified, Nicole hid her head in her hands.
Nicole, whose band performed two of their hit songs, hid her head in her hands.
The little girl blushed and hid her head in her hands.