Whereas a paper cut is a cut resulting from contact with the edge of a piece of paper, a cardboard cut is a cut resulting from contact with the edge of a sheet of cardboard. While usually rare in occurence, they hurt like HELL.
Oh, SHI- I just got a cardboard cut trying to open this box of trash bags!
by Mel March 21, 2006
Imagine getting a paper cut, but instead of paper, it's a cardboard cut. Side effects may include: Suicidal thoughts, depression, fantasizing about self-applied knife implants, and uncontrollable cursing.
Hey, where's that gun with the one round in it? I just got a cardboard cut.
by Luminal M8 June 09, 2016