frame-up

noun
\ˈfrām-ˌəp \

Definition of frame-up 

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

2 : an action that is framed

First Known Use of frame-up

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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frame-up

noun

English Language Learners Definition of frame-up

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

frame-up

noun
\ˈfrām-ˌəp\

Legal Definition of frame-up 

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

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