What is Cut up ?
Cut up is (verb) 1. to make something into small pieces by cutting it She cut the old towel up into little pieces. Can you cut up the meat for the children? 2. to drive suddenly in front of another car Did you see how the little white car cut up the black one?(adj) upset or annoyed (informal.) She’s rather cut up because her cat has disappeared. Synonym distressed
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level