Keep your hands to yourself

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Keep your hands to yourself definition

  1. sent.
    Do not touch things that are not yours.; Do not touch breakable things. (Said to a child.) : You can look, but don't touch. Keep your hands to yourself.
  2. sent.
    Don't poke or hit other children. (Said to a child.) : Jimmy! Leave him alone and keep your hands to yourself.
  3. sent.
    No intimate caressing is allowed. (Said to an adult, usually a male.) : Just keep your hands to yourself or take me home.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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