put-up job

noun

Definition of put-up job

informal + disapproving

  1. :  something that is secretly arranged or decided at an earlier time in order to trick or deceive someone

Word by Word Definitions

put-upplay
  1. :  arranged secretly beforehand

  1. :  a regular remunerative position

    :  a specific duty, role, or function

    :  something that has to be done :  task

  1. :  to do odd or occasional pieces of work for hire

    :  to carry on public business for private gain

    :  to carry on the business of a middleman or wholesaler

  1. :  of or relating to a job or to employment

    :  used in, engaged in, or done as job work

    :  that is for hire for a given service or period


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