Definition of upside the head in US English:

upside the head

phrase

  • On the side of head.

    ‘she slapped him upside the head’
    • ‘I wanted to smack him upside the head and have a discussion about greater responsibility.’
    • ‘Tris smacked her brother upside the head, eliciting a yelp of pain.’
    • ‘Juanita, who just happened to be walking by to clear Andy's plate, smacked Jack upside the head with a newspaper.’
    • ‘This man would not know a conflict of interest if it hit him upside the head.’
    • ‘This wasn't the first time she'd wanted to smack him upside the head.’
    • ‘In the end I chose to kiss him, and then smack him upside the head.’
    • ‘The music teacher smacked me upside the head with a ruler and kicked me out of chorus.’
    • ‘Someone needs to smack his him and his parents upside the head.’
    • ‘She pretended to have forgotten and smacked herself upside the head.’
    • ‘I am reprinting the piece in full here because someone needs to rhetorically smack these people upside the head again.’