on one's head
Definition of on one's head
1 : with the upper and lower parts of one's body reversed in position Can you stand on your head?
2 : in or into great disorder News of the discovery turned the scientific world on its head.
3 —used to say that one will be blamed for something If we miss our deadline, it will be on your head.
Word by Word Definitions
: the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth
: the seat of the intellect : mind
: a person with respect to mental qualities
: of, relating to, or intended for the upper or anterior division of the animal body that contains the brain, the chief sense organs, and the mouth : of, relating to, or intended for the head (see 1head 1)
: principal, chief
: located at the end that is upper or higher : situated at the head (see 1head 5a)
: to put the striking part of a weapon, tool, or implement on : fit a head (see 1head 9b) to
: to form the uppermost extremity or projecting part of : to form the head or top of
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