Show-of-hands



noun
1.
an indication of approval, disapproval, volunteering, etc., on the part of a group of persons, usually made by each assenting person raising his or her hand.
show of hands
noun
1.
the raising of hands to indicate voting for or against a proposition
show of hands
An informal vote made by participants holding up one hand each to indicate a choice, as in Let’s have a show of hands—how many want the next meeting on a Sunday? [ Late 1700s ]

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