Definition of have (got) a good head on one's shoulders in English:

have (got) a good head on one's shoulders

phrase

  • Be sensible and reliable.

    ‘I really can tell that he has a good head on his shoulders’
    • ‘Max has a good head on his shoulders, and seems to have handled the situation in a mature manner.’
    • ‘He has a good head on his shoulders, and he understands the reality of the world that we live in.’
    • ‘She has a good head on her shoulders, and we trust her judgment.’
    • ‘George had a good head on his shoulders and was an accomplished school student.’
    • ‘I hope people see that I have a good head on my shoulders.’
    • ‘She has a good head on her shoulders and she is in business like you.’
    • ‘My kids both have a good head on their shoulders, and seem to be thinking pretty maturely about the idea of "mom" having a life again.’
    • ‘You have to trust me that I'm making the right decision that I have a good head on my shoulders.’