cut it out(redirected from cut that out)
cut it outalso cut that out
stop talking or doing something His friends kept fooling around, and he kept hoping they'd cut it out.
Usage notes: often used as an order: Nora, stop it. Cut it out.
cut it out
Stop, desist, as in Cut it out, stop teasing your sister. [c. 1900] Also see cut it, def. 1.