cut up

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To cut into smaller pieces, parts, or sections

With a little practice, you can cut up a whole chicken yourself for frying.

To lacerate; to wound by multiple lacerations; to injure or damage by cutting, or as if by cutting

The attackers cut him up pretty bad.

To behave like a clown or jokester (a cut-up); to misbehave; to act in a playful, comical, boisterous, or unruly manner to elicit laughter, attention, etc

We need to talk about Johnny's tendency to cut up in class.

Having been cut into smaller pieces

Put the cut up vegetables in the pot.

To distress mentally or emotionally

And even Scrooge was not so dreadfully cut up by the sad event.

To aggressively move in front of another vehicle while driving. US: cut off

One night coming home from work, I was driving through a quiet housing estate and had a driver cut me up. I had my window open, and mouthed some obscenity towards him.

To severely criticize or censure; to subject to hostile criticism

The reviewer cut up the book mercilessly.

Wounded with multiple lacerations

He is cut up pretty bad.

Emotionally upset; mentally distressed

She was seriously cut up over her dog disappearing.

destroy or injure severely; "The madman mutilates art work"
separate into isolated compartments or categories; "You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"
{f} cut into pieces; make others laugh; play tricks, make pranks
{i} person who shows off
cut into pieces
significantly cut up a manuscript
cut to pieces; "Father carved the ham"
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Someone who cuts up; someone who acts boisterously or clownishly, for example, by playing practical jokes
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someone who makes other people laugh by doing amusing things, especially in a situation when they should not do this
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someone who plays practical jokes on others
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{i} showoff, boaster, braggart
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