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.
See also: head, hide
References in classic literature ?
He would have made such a fuss, I should not have known where to hide my head.
Sometimes I am so proud that I almost pop, or // I am so ashamed that I hide my head.
I don't want to be a victim and say, 'Oh, well' and just hide my head in shame.
Watching her host the Brits the other night was so embarrassing I had to hide my head in a packet of crisps (that's my excuse).