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head /hɛd/
  • to be in command of
aanvoeren
leiden
head /hɛd/
  • to strike with the head
koppen
head /hɛd/
  • to move in a specified direction
een richting op gaan
ergens naar toe gaan
head /hɛd/
  • of, relating to, or intended for the head
hoofd
black-headed gull
  • Chroicocephalus ridibundus
kokmeeuw
head of state
  • the chief public representative of a nation
staatshoofd
head office
  • main admin centre
hoofdkantoor
head start
  • an advantage in starting earlier to gain a favorable position
voorsprong /'vorsprɔŋ/
head of government
  • chief officer of the executive branch of a government
regeringsleider
heads /hɛdz/
  • side of coin
kop /kɔp/
kruis
level-headed
  • possessing sound judgement
weloverwogen
wijs /ʋɛɪ̯s/, /β̞ɛːs/, /wɛɪ̯s/
Phillips head
  • screwdriver
kruiskop
Phillips head
  • screw
kruiskopschroef
three-headed /ˈθɹiːˌhɛdəd/
  • having three heads
driekoppig
death's-head
  • a human skull, as symbol of death
doodshoofd /dotsoft/
doodskop
shower head
  • part of a shower where the water comes out
douchekop
grey-headed woodpecker
  • Picus canus
grijskopspecht
head louse hoofdluis
two-headed tweehoofdig
pig-headed stijfhoofdig
poppy head maankop
pig's head zwijnshoofd
pin's head speldenknop
round head bolkop
head nurse hoofdverpleegkundige
head of household gezinshoofd
ornament for head hoofdtooi /'hoftoj/
head over heels
  • hopelessly, madly (as in head over heels in love)
dol
head of hair
  • hair on the scalp
beharing
bald-headed kaalhoofdig
puzzle-head tobber
replay head leeskop
heading /ˈhɛdɪŋ/, [ˈhɛɾ.ɪŋ]
  • direction
kaap
heading /ˈhɛdɪŋ/, [ˈhɛɾ.ɪŋ]
  • title
krantenkop
hot-head heethoofd /ˈheːthof/, /ˈhetoft/
pin-head speldenknop
heads or tails
  • heads or tails
kruis of munt
kop of munt
head to toe
  • entirely; completely; over one's full body
van top tot teen
hit the nail on the head
  • identify something exactly
de spijker op de kop slaan
laugh one's head off
  • laugh uproariously
kapot lachen
zich bescheuren
head in the clouds met je hoofd in de wolken zitten
two heads are better than one
  • joint thinking pays
twee hoofden zijn beter dan één
bury one's head in the sand
  • to deliberately ignore the reality of a situation
de kop in het zand steken
shake one's head
  • move one's head from side to side
hoofd schudden
cylinder head
  • part of an internal combustion engine
cilinderkop
heads-up
  • warning or call to pay attention; (advisory) notice of what is to happen
aanwijzing
flat-headed cat
  • Prionailurus planiceps
platkopkat
keep one's head above water
  • survive
het de baas kunnen
het overleven
zijn hoofd boven water houden
light-headed
  • Feeling faint
licht in het hoofd
like a chicken with its head cut off
  • in a frantic, disorganized manner
als een kip zonder kop
drum head
  • thin circle of material attached to the top of a drum shell
trommelvel
muddle-headed
  • thinking in a muddled way
in de war
verward
warhoofdig
black-headed bunting
  • Emberiza melanocephala
zwartkopgors
Bird's Head
  • large peninsula
Vogelkop
those who can't use their head must use their back wie zijn hoofd niet gebruikt moet zijn benen gebruiken
sharp headed finner dwergvinvis
laugh ones head off bescheuren
grey-headed chickadee
  • Poecile cinctus
bruinkopmeees
Gilt-head bream goudbrasem
artificial head kunstkop
head of lettuce slakrop
head of a school schoolhoofd
down by the head boeglastig
Head of Unit afdelingshoofd
pudding-head oelewapper
reading head leeskop
rounded head bolkop
hair of head haardos
nuclear head atoomkop
head of department afdelingshoofd
Head of Department afdelingsmanager
list head lijsttrekker
head-cook keukenprinses
head work hoofdwerk
head lamp hoofdlamp
playback head leeskop
head brassica sluitkool
head of family gezinshoofd
drum into a person's head inhameren
lose one's head /luːz wʌnz hɛd/
  • behave irrationally or lose self-control
gek worden
head off
  • to avoid the undesirable consequence of
verhinderen
heads-up
  • alert; vigilant
aandachtig
give head
  • slang: to perform oral sex on another person
pijpen
head honcho
  • Person in charge
baas /baːs/
head-to-head /hɛd.tu.hɛd/
  • head-to-head
onder vier ogen
head covering
  • covering for the head
hoofddeksel
off the top of one's head
  • in an extemporaneous manner; without careful thought, preparation, or investigation
zomaar
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