a clear head

the ability to think quickly and calmly in a difficult situation

If you want to get out of here, you've got to keep a clear head.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • clear´-head´ed|ly — clear head|ed «KLIHR HEHD ihd», adjective. having or showing a clear understanding. –clear´ head´ed|ly, adverb. –clear´ hd´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear-head|ed — «KLIHR HEHD ihd», adjective. having or showing a clear understanding. –clear´ head´ed|ly, adverb. –clear´ hd´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear head — sober state of mind, ability to think clearly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clear·head·ed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) clear head — a clear head phrase the ability to think quickly and calmly in a difficult situation If you want to get out of here, you’ve got to keep a clear head. Thesaurus: calmnesssynonym Main entry: head …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep a clear head — keep your ˈhead | keep a clear/cool ˈhead idiom to remain calm in a difficult situation Main entry: ↑headidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clear-headed — Clear head ed (kl[=e]r h[e^]d [e^]d), a. Having a clear understanding; quick of perception; intelligent. He was laborious and clear headed. Macaulay. {Clear head ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clear-headedness — Clear headed Clear head ed (kl[=e]r h[e^]d [e^]d), a. Having a clear understanding; quick of perception; intelligent. He was laborious and clear headed. Macaulay. {Clear head ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clear — (kl[=e]r), a. [Compar. {Clearer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Clearest}.] [OE. cler, cleer, OF. cler, F. clair, fr.L. clarus, clear, bright, loud, distinct, renowned; perh. akin to L. clamare to call, E. claim. Cf. {Chanticleer}, {Clairvoyant}, {Claret},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clear breach — Clear Clear (kl[=e]r), a. [Compar. {Clearer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Clearest}.] [OE. cler, cleer, OF. cler, F. clair, fr.L. clarus, clear, bright, loud, distinct, renowned; perh. akin to L. clamare to call, E. claim. Cf. {Chanticleer}, {Clairvoyant} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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