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Frame-up   /freɪm-əp/   Listen

An act that incriminates someone on a false charge.  Synonym: setup.

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"Frame-up" Quotes from Famous Books

... raise the devil of a row the other day to keep Pat from ribbing up Benjie Doolittle and the organization to a frame-up to kidnap ...
— The Sturdy Oak - A Composite Novel of American Politics by Fourteen American Authors • Samuel Merwin, et al.

... way and, on second thoughts, he didn't believe me. He knew very well indeed that he was not the sort of person who sees ghosts; he remembered that you'd been away at Milan for a couple of days and he tumbled to it, the moment his wits cleared, that this was a frame-up between me and you to surprise something out of him. And he knew I had got exactly what I wanted, when he swore that he'd seen ...
— The Red Redmaynes • Eden Phillpotts

Words linked to "Frame-up" :   falsification, falsehood

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