have ones head on straight

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head definition

  1. n.
    a headache. : Music that loud gives me a head.
  2. n.
    a head a hangover. (Always with a in this sense.) : How do you get rid of a head so you can go to work?
  3. n.
    a toilet; a restroom. (Originally nautical. Usually with the.) : Ralph is in the head. He'll be back in a minute.
  4. n.
    a member of the drug culture; a hippie or a person who drops out of mainstream society because of drug use. (From the 1960s and 1970s.) : You still see a few heads around, even today.
  5. n.
    a smart person; an intellectual person. : I'm no head, but I am sure you made a mistake in your addition.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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