Definition of Frame-up

1. Noun. An act that incriminates someone on a false charge.

Exact synonyms: Setup
Generic synonyms: Falsehood, Falsification
Derivative terms: Set Up

Definition of Frame-up

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of frameup) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Frame-up

frambesia tropica
frambesiform syphilid
frame-up (current term)
frame ball
frame buffer
frame buffers
frame counter
frame counters
frame dragging
frame house
frame in
frame of mind
frame of reference
frame rate
frame saw

Literary usage of Frame-up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Woollen Spinning: A Text-book for Students in Technical Schools and Colleges by Charles Vickerman (1894)
"849346560 3 ends from 3rd drawing frame up at 4th drawing frame. 2548039680 2 ends from 4th drawing up at reducing frame. ..."

2. Doctor Claudius: A True Story by Francis Marion Crawford (1883)
"... as has been said, and Barker did not believe it possible that he could drag his gigantic frame up the smooth mast beyond the shrouds. ..."

3. The Great Adventure at Washington: The Story of the Conference by Mark Sullivan, Joseph Cummings Chase (1922)
"It was merely the more convincing evidence of a careful "frame-up" when Lord Riddell was able to say that he had got the information he let out about the ..."

4. The Madonna of the Hills: A Story of a New York Cabaret Girl by Arthur Guy Empey (1921)
"... THE frame-up MOLLIE had made an instant hit on Broadway. Her salary had been raised twice, until she was now drawing two hundred a week. ..."

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