If someone wants a head on a spike, they want to be able to destroy or really punish a person.
(Head on a pike is also used.)
- Category: Body and bodily functions
Idioms similar to 'Head on a spike'
- Get your head around something
- Over your head
- In over your head
- Keep your head
- Go to your head
- Off the top of your head
- Fat head
- All in your head
- Bite someone's head off
- You've got rocks in your head
- Turn something on its head
- Knock something on the head
- Keep your head above water
- Head on the block
- Head nor tail
- Lose your head
- Head is mince
- Stand head and shoulders above
- Bless your pointy little head
- A still tongue keeps a wise head
- Bury your head in the sand
- Head over heels in love
- Talk out of the back of your head
- Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
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