trumped-up

adjective
\ˈtrəm(p)t-ˈəp \

Definition of trumped-up 

: fraudulently concocted : spurious trumped-up charges

First Known Use of trumped-up

1728, in the meaning defined above

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trumped-up

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of trumped-up

: deliberately done or created to make someone appear to be guilty of a crime

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