a form of self-harm in which someone drags a sharp object across their skin to cause a wound.

reasons for this self-harm:

1) every time they are bullied or called a name they make a cut

2) they feel as if no one can help them and everyone wants to hurt them so they hurt themselves

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<<<<NOT ALL PEOPLE WHO CUT ARE EMO. I AM SO TIRED OF HEARING THAT THEY ARE, BECAUSE THEY'RE REALLY NOT.>>>>
(with my best friend)
me: *lifts up pant leg to scratch my leg*
friend: what are those marks on your leg?
me: 0-0 n-nothing
friend: please, tell me..
me: i've been cutting myself (╯︵╰)
friend: *hugs me*
me and my friend: *cries*
by dawaifu January 10, 2015
A group of misfits who have a tendency to screw with people's minds. Their many crimes include peeing in a garbage can, conquering and claming houses in heir name, declaring newfoundland is not a part of canada, filling people's trucks with garbage, cheating in bowling, and throwing pee in people's faces. They are also commonly called the Picks.
Those kids are such a group of Cuttings
Oh no, the Cuttings are here
Who ate my four large pizzas in 30 seconds.
by Wendy-Wes Jacques September 05, 2008
Half-filled cup of tea. The word is commonly used in restaurants and snack stalls across India.
After a sandwich lets grab a cutting.
by Ron the Wise May 18, 2005
Cutting is a form of self harm. Cutters use sharp objects to harm themselves. They cut anywhere to just feel something.

I have a way to describe it to non-self harmers. Just hold your breath. Hold it until your chest feels like it might just burst and then breathe. You felt relief and that's what cutters feel.
Friend: Why do you cut yourself?

Cutter: Cutting makes me feel something other than nothing.
by McrImnotokay(iPromise) March 06, 2016
1) an unhealthy coping mechanism

2) an addiction
P1 - What are your healthy coping mechanisms?

P2 - Sometimes I take a hot shower to try to calm down when I get angry.
_______________

P1 - What are your unhealthy coping mechanisms?

P2 - When I get angry cutting is my first solution.
by stillmomsgirl September 02, 2008
When a junior or teenager feels so much pain and have no way to express it, and the only way is to cut or in other words, self-harm. They do it because if they tell they're parents the negative things that they wanna get out, they'll get in trouble. And if they tell they're friends, they are afraid that they will tell a paeent or counselour about self-harm. Then people wonder why other people and I wear long-sleeves.
"Anneliese is wearing long-sleeves, that's unusual." Say's Kylee.
"Why?" Say's Midori
"I dont know." Say's Kylee
"I heard she's cutting." Say's Alisa.
by depression&more February 16, 2015
The act of cutting your skin, with a knife, razor, etc. It releases endorphins into the brain, "stopping" pain, temporarily. I have a friend who used to cut, but he fortunately stopped. I don't disagree with it, but don't agree either. It's not jumping into the bandwagon, cuters just do it to release emotions, but in my opinion, it's psychological. I believe that there are better ways to release emotions than to slowly kill yourself every day/week.
Cutting is a way to make you un depressed, and is a serious problem.
by shinobi_of_darkness June 17, 2007
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