frame–up

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noun \ˈfrām-ˌəp\

Definition of frame–up

  1. 1 :  an act or series of actions in which someone is framed

  2. 2 :  an action that is framed

1889

First Known Use of frame–up

1889


FRAME–UP Defined for English Language Learners

frame–up

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noun \ˈfrām-ˌəp\

Definition of frame–up for English Language Learners

  • : a plan to make an innocent person appear to be guilty of a crime


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frame–up

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noun \ˈfrām-ˌəp\

Legal Definition of frame–up

  1. :  an act or series of acts in which someone is framed

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