frame–up

play
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

play
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


Law Dictionary

frame–up

play
noun \ˈfrām-ˌəp\

Legal Definition of frame–up

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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up frame–up? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to search out and expose misconduct

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • alphabet-magnets
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ