Definition of put one's hands up in English:

put one's hands up


  • Raise one's hands in surrender.

    • ‘‘I surrender!’ I put my hands up half-heartedly.’
    • ‘Drop your gun and put your hands up.’
    • ‘Putting my hands up, I turned around.’
    • ‘They put their hands up and surrendered to police.’
    • ‘Put your hands up and step out of the vehicle.’