cutup

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cut +‎ up

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cutup (plural cutups)

  1. Someone who cuts up; someone who acts boisterously or clownishly, for example, by playing practical jokes
    • 2009 January 25, Marilyn Stasio, “A Need for Noir”, New York Times:
      Although Dek can be a cutup, his explanation for his obsessive search for the truth — “It was about respect” — reveals the bedrock of decency that makes him a seriously good guy.

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