Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “use your head”

See all translations

use your head

( UK old-fashioned informal use your loaf)
used to tell someone in a slightly angry way to think more carefully about what they are doing: Why didn't you use your head and cover the furniture before you started painting?
Translations of “use your head”
in Chinese (Traditional) (略有些生氣地告訴某人)動動腦子…
in Chinese (Simplified) (略有些生气地告诉某人)动动脑子…
(Definition of use your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

pot luck

anything that is available or is found by chance, rather than something chosen, planned, or prepared

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More