hide one's face

1. To lower your head or turn your face away because of shame or embarrassment.
The teacher found out that Tom had cheated, and Tom hid his head.
When Bob said how pretty Mary was, she blushed and hid her face.
2. To feel embarrassed or ashamed.
We will beat the other team so badly that they will hide their heads in shame.
Categories: shame {v. phr.}