keep/get one's hands off (of)


: to not touch (something)
Keep your hands off the cookies! We're saving them for later.
often used figuratively
The military is asking lawmakers to keep their hands off the defense budget.

Dictionary Entries Near keep/get one's hands off (of)

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keep/get one's hands off (of)

keep going

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“Keep/get one's hands off (of).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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