Meaning of hands-off

hands-off

Pronunciation: (handz'ôf', -of'), [key]
— adj.
  1. characterized by nonintervention or noninterference: the new hands-off foreign policy.
  2. remote or unfriendly; estranging: a truculent, hands-off manner toward strangers.
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