hands-off

adjective \ ˈhan(d)z-ˈȯf \

Definition of hands-off

: characterized by noninterference
  • a hands-off policy toward the internal affairs of other nations

First Known Use of hands-off

1860

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Definition of hands-off for English Language Learners

  • : allowing people to do what they want to do without bothering or stopping them


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