Origin of hands-on
Examples from the Web for hands-on
Inevitably, the old visceral “hands-on” flying skills, no longer much employed by pilots, have atrophied like an unused limb.Flight 8501 Poses Question: Are Modern Jets Too Automated to Fly?|Clive Irving|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Adelson is known for being a hands-on donor who makes decisions carefully.Casino Tycoon Sheldon Adelson Takes $100 Million Gamble on GOP Senate|Peter Stone|September 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “hands-on” laboratory allows visitors to use some of the technology, including being three-dimensionally scanned and printed.Art Goes High-Tech at These Four Innovative Exhibits|Justin Jones|May 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Being a parent myself has given me both additional sympathy and some hands-on experience with things that seem to be effective.Why Giving Adderall to Toddlers Is So Completely, Utterly Wrong|Russell Saunders|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It informs and will inspire some to become more engaged in a hands-on way.Go Away, Coulter and Limbaugh; Hashtagging Is Better Than Snarking|Dean Obeidallah|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am speaking of a new engagement in the lives of others, a new activism, hands-on and involved, that gets the job done.
British Dictionary definitions for hands-on
Word Origin and History for hands-on
also hands on, as an adjective, by 1969.