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 Defined for English Language Learners

frame-up

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

noun \ ˈfrām-ˌəp \

legal Definition of frame-up

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


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