frame-up(redirected from frame-ups)
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1. A scheme to incriminate an innocent person.
2. A contest or deliberation the outcome of which is fraudulently prearranged.
1. a conspiracy to incriminate someone on a false charge
2. a plot to bring about a dishonest result, as in a contest
a fraudulent incrimination of an innocent person.
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|Noun||1.||frame-up - an act that incriminates someone on a false charge|