cut class

(redirected from cuts class)

cut class

To intentionally miss class, usually to pursue some other activity. I can't possibly sit through another lecture today, so let's just cut class and go to the beach.
See also: class, cut
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

cut class

 and cut school
to skip a school class or a day of school without an excuse. As a joke, one day all the students cut their math class and went to lunch. Jane was grounded after she cut school last Friday.
See also: class, cut
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cut class

Absent oneself from a class or other, usually mandatory event, as in If he cuts one more class he'll fail the course. [Late 1700s]
See also: class, cut
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
By early afternoon, Kat can't stand waiting for an answer, so she "borrows" a bike from the rack at school, leaving a note explaining to the unknown owner, and cuts class to race off to see her dog.
Deborah Bray and Matthew Nollett won two golds and two silvers respectively in the Florida cocktail and fruit cuts classes.
V cuts classes and doesn't try hard in school until she starts to shine in the high school production of Damn Yankees as Lola.