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
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Swans skipper Ashley Williams hides his head following defeat at Norwich <B
UP AND DOWN Lennon congratulates Mark Docherty while Brechin's Jamie Masson hides his head
IN TAXI DAD Danny Morfis SHAME Morfis hides his head as he is led from the police station TRAGIC Robert with friend Steven ARMY POSE Morfis with weapons
Double rapist Alan Michael Crawford hides his head in shame as he is led handcuffed from Caernarfon Crown Court where he was sentenced to life' Picture: GERALLT RADCLIFFE
GUTTED J Andrew Shinnie hides his head as he walks off
Jason, who hides his head under flat caps, stayed silent, but Phillip later tweeted that the judge threatened him afterwards with the words, "You'll keep".
The proud Italian hides his head in shame after the result and when interviewed in the dressing room area afterwards he said: "I'm very, very angry about what happened at Blackburn.