head

(redirected from head shaking)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to head shaking: head tremors
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • adj
  • verb
  • phrase

Synonyms for head

front

lead

Synonyms

top

be in charge of

from head to foot

get something into your head

Synonyms

go over your head

Synonyms

  • be baffling
  • be perplexing
  • be incomprehensible
  • be impenetrable
  • be beyond comprehension
  • be all Greek to you
  • be above your head
  • be beyond your grasp

go to your head: intoxicate

Synonyms

go to your head: make someone conceited

Synonyms

  • make someone conceited
  • puff someone up
  • make someone full of themselves

head for something or someone

Synonyms

head someone off

Synonyms

head something up

keep your head

Synonyms

  • stay calm
  • stay cool
  • remain unruffled
  • keep your shirt on
  • maintain your equilibrium

lose your head

Synonyms

  • panic
  • go to pieces
  • get hysterical
  • get flustered
  • lose your self-control
  • lose control of yourself
  • lose your composure

off your head

put your heads together

Synonyms for head

the uppermost part of the body

the seat of the faculty of intelligence and reason

one who is highest in rank or authority

a mass of bubbles in or on the surface of a liquid

a term or terms in large type introducing a text

having or exercising authority

to have charge of (the affairs of others)

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to proceed in a specified direction

head off: to block the progress of and force to change direction

Synonyms for head

a single domestic animal

the front of a military formation or procession

the pressure exerted by a fluid

the top of something

Related Words

Antonyms

the source of water from which a stream arises

(grammar) the word in a grammatical constituent that plays the same grammatical role as the whole constituent

Synonyms

Related Words

the tip of an abscess (where the pus accumulates)

Related Words

the length or height based on the size of a human or animal head

a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

Synonyms

Related Words

the educator who has executive authority for a school

an individual person

Related Words

a natural elevation (especially a rocky one that juts out into the sea)

a rounded compact mass

the foam or froth that accumulates at the top when you pour an effervescent liquid into a container

Related Words

the part in the front or nearest the viewer

Synonyms

a difficult juncture

Synonyms

Related Words

forward movement

a V-shaped mark at one end of an arrow pointer

Synonyms

Related Words

the rounded end of a bone that fits into a rounded cavity in another bone to form a joint

that part of a skeletal muscle that is away from the bone that it moves

(computer science) a tiny electromagnetic coil and metal pole used to write and read magnetic patterns on a disk

(usually plural) the obverse side of a coin that usually bears the representation of a person's head

(nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship

a projection out from one end

a membrane that is stretched taut over a drum

to go or travel towards

travel in front of

be the first or leading member of (a group) and excel

Synonyms

Related Words

be in the front of or on top of

Related Words

form a head or come or grow to a head

Related Words

remove the head of

References in periodicals archive ?
It is also unlikely the head shaking had anything to do with it, it was most likely coincidental.
If interest is shown in return an amazing dance takes place - consisting of head shaking and pattering across the water together.
She comes on, legs prancing (fresh from her Hanes commercial), head shaking and voice wailing on songs such as ``Private Dancer'' and ``Proud Mary,'' as well as lesser-known songs from her recent album, ``Wildest Dreams.
Dogs with pollen allergies will suffer from persistent scratching and head shaking, rub their ears or muzzle, or lick their feet.
Some of us dispute the theory that a rapidly thinning chequebook cures all ills, so an outbreak of vigorous head shaking greeted the news of Torres' arrival.
I went on my way, head shaking, worrying about this erosion of our education system and what effect it would have on our kids.
The story he tells should elicit not just head shaking but outrage from any reader who cares about human dignity and liberty.
Head shaking and wing flapping precede a bizarre performance where each male repeatedly jerks his head.
Try to have some medicated drops at hand so you can start to treat the ears if you see redness, head shaking and smell from the ears.
She's more irritated than grateful (cue lots of head shaking, hand waving and noisy protestation) every time I break into her playtime to dab her nose.
But Tel left with head shaking after defender Awford and keeper Flahavan, making his League debut, were sent off.