- The definition of hands-off is a policy of not intervening.
An example of someone who would be described as hands-off is a manager who sits back and lets his staff do their own thing.
designating or of a policy, attitude, etc. of not interfering or intervening
Characterized by nonintervention: a hands-off foreign policy.
(comparative more hands-off, superlative most hands-off)
- Tending not to intervene
- handoffs, hand-offs