lose your head Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Definition of “lose your head” - English Dictionary

"lose your head" in American English

See all translations

lose your head

to not have ​control of ​youremotions: Everything went ​dark, and I just ​lost my ​head and couldn't ​think what to do.
(Definition of lose your head from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"lose your head" in British English

See all translations

lose your head

informalC1 to lose ​control and not ​act in a ​calm way: He usually ​staysquitecalm in ​meetings but this ​time he just ​lost his ​head.
(Definition of lose your head from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lose your head”
in Chinese (Simplified) 失去理智, 情绪失控…
in Turkish paniğe kapılmak, eli ayağına dolaşmak, tepesi atmak…
in Russian терять голову…
in Chinese (Traditional) 失去理智, 情緒失控…
in Polish tracić głowę…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More