lose one's head

lose one's head
idi lose one's head, to become uncontrolled or wildly excited

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • lose one's head — ► lose one s head lose self control; panic. Main Entry: ↑head …   English terms dictionary

  • lose one's head — lose self control. → head …   English new terms dictionary

  • lose one's head — LOSE CONTROL, lose one s composure, lose one s equilibrium, go to pieces; panic, get flustered, get confused, get hysterical; informal lose one s cool, freak out, crack up; Brit. informal go into a (flat) spin, throw a wobbly. → head * * * lose… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lose one's head — you cannot lose your head in the courtroom Syn: lose control, lose one s composure, lose one s equilibrium, go to pieces; panic, get flustered, get confused, get hysterical; informal lose one s cool, freak out, crack up …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • lose\ one's\ head — v. phr. 1. To panic. Let s not lose our heads, the captain cried. We have good lifeboats on this vessel. 2. To become deeply infatuated with someone. Don t lose your head over Jane; she is already married. Contrast: keep one s head …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lose one's head — panic, lose one s self control …   English contemporary dictionary

  • To lose one's head — Head Head (h[e^]d), n. [OE. hed, heved, heaved, AS. he[ a]fod; akin to D. hoofd, OHG. houbit, G. haupt, Icel. h[ o]fu[eth], Sw. hufvud, Dan. hoved, Goth. haubi[thorn]. The word does not correspond regularly to L. caput head (cf. E. {Chief},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To lose one's head — Lose Lose (l[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lost} (l[o^]st; 115) p. pr. & vb. n. {Losing} (l[=oo]z [i^]ng).] [OE. losien to loose, be lost, lose, AS. losian to become loose; akin to OE. leosen to lose, p. p. loren, lorn, AS. le[ o]san, p. p. loren… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lose one's head (over) — {v. phr.} 1. To panic. * / Let s not lose our heads, the captain cried. We have good lifeboats on this vessel. / 2. To become deeply infatuated with someone. * /Don t lose your head over Jane; she is already married./ Contrast: KEEP ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lose one's head (over) — {v. phr.} 1. To panic. * / Let s not lose our heads, the captain cried. We have good lifeboats on this vessel. / 2. To become deeply infatuated with someone. * /Don t lose your head over Jane; she is already married./ Contrast: KEEP ONE S HEAD …   Dictionary of American idioms

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