Cutting up is like acting up or acting a fool.
(Kids yelling and screaming while in church) Damn those kids are cutting up!
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(verb) To mess up. To slip up. To fail to meet an expectation.
To "screw up"
Example 1:
-Person 1: John Claude has been spending less time with his girlfriend and more time playing PS3. Now, she's talking to other guys.
-Person 2: Damn...he's cutting up
Example 2:
-Person 3: I stopped showing up to class and my grade dropped to a B.
-Person 4: You're cutting up. That class is an easy A.
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Cut up is a term used used in the New Orleans and all over the south. It has multiple meanings as well.

When at a party friends can hype you by saying “cut up hoe” this is similar to saying fuck it up or get it friend!!

Cut up also is used to describe behavior. If you are being bad or mischievous your parent might ask you why your cutting up in school

In an argument it can be used as a way to describe emotions. If your about to get in a fight and you say that you “cut up” you are saying that your a crazy fighter or a good fighter.
Girl at a party-“Ooo my song is coming on I’m finna cut up!”

Mother to child-“When we walk in the store you bet not cut up or ima beat yo ass”

In an argument-“Keep talking to her like that and she gone cut up. You better leave her alone.”
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Acting bad or distruptive
An action which may be described by doing something spectacular out of the ordinary.
These children better not cut up while we're in court today. It will be too embarrassing.

Used in Charleston South Carolina:
My homeboy was on the baskeball cut n' up he was hitting everything today and crossing people over.
Dude on the floor cut up during his favorite song. No one on the floor could take him.
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pussy, to get cut up is to get pussy
Dude, you have got to get some cut up.
by David Tersch August 06, 2003
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(slang in the east end of Pittsburgh)

verb. 1. to make fun of. 2. to joke around

noun. 1. someone who jokes a lot; a class clown

adj. describing actions that are 1. hilarious. 2. funny but inappropriate; ghetto
It was hilarious when he was cutting up in class.
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