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.
(comparative more hands-off, superlative most hands-off)
- Tending not to intervene
(comparative more hands off, superlative most hands off)
- not interfering with people's (employees, subjects etc) decisions and actions
- don't touch!
- (nautical) Cutting off a hand, decreed by old Admiralty law as punishment for pulling a knife during a fight with a shipmate.
- If they need motivation, you could promise a group prize upon completion - but for the most part, this and other team building games need the adults to be hands-off.
- The ideal teen reader has parents who model reading by reading all the time themselves, but who are hands-off as far as what the teen can or can't read.
- While this is time-intensive, after a little simple preparation, roasting a turkey can be pretty hands-off, particularly if you use a roasting bag.
- The built-in belt clip on Sony baby monitors provides a hands-off way to carry the receiver with you while you work around the house.
- Some couples enjoy the opportunity to be voyeurs and simply want to watch others have sex while maintaining a hands-off attitude.