cut up definition

  • verb:
    • To reduce into smaller pieces, parts, or sections.
    • To lacerate; to wound by several lacerations; to injure or harm by cutting, or as though by cutting.
    • To distress mentally or emotionally.
    • To seriously criticize or censure; to at the mercy of aggressive critique.
    • To act like a clown or jokester (a cut-up); to misbehave; to act in a playful, comical, boisterous, or unruly way to elicit laughter, interest, etc.
    • To aggressively move around in front side of some other car while operating. US: take off.
    • separate into isolated compartments or groups
    • destroy or injure seriously
    • considerably break up a manuscript
    • cut to pieces
    • To cut into smaller pieces, parts, or sections.
    • To lacerate; to wound by multiple lacerations; to injure or damage by cutting, or as though by cutting.
    • To distress mentally or emotionally.
    • To seriously criticize or censure; to susceptible to hostile critique.
    • To behave like a clown or jokester (a cut-up); to misbehave; to act in a playful, comical, boisterous, or uncontrollable way to generate laughter, interest, etc.
    • To aggressively move in front of another automobile while operating. US: cut off.
    • separate into isolated compartments or groups
    • destroy or injure severely
    • notably cut-up a manuscript
    • slice to pieces
  • adjective:
    • Having already been cut into smaller pieces.
    • Wounded with several lacerations.
    • Emotionally upset; psychologically distressed.
    • cut into pieces
    • Having already been slashed into smaller pieces.
    • Wounded with numerous lacerations.
    • Emotionally annoyed; psychologically distressed.
    • cut into pieces

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