frame-up frame-up

Definition(s):

  • (n) an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

Usage(s):

  1. Indeed, it suggests they are a rogue cell calling a midnight caucus for a frame-up.
  2. It was all a frame-up.
  3. And he nicely establishes the final frame-up, where Susie shows she is her brother's sister.

News

  • Whitey Bulger trial reveals sordid gang underworld in shocking detail

    The defense team for crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger sought to undermine the credibility of a key witness during cross-examination Tuesday, portraying him as prone to lying and killing – thus raising the possibility of a frame-up job against Mr. Bulger.
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "It's 'Anatomy of a Frame-Up.' I have no idea who she was or what her agenda was," Spector told the magazine.
    on Nov 22, 2003 By: Phil Spector Source: Utusan Malaysia Online

  2. "These are trumped-up charges, a frame-up," the 68-year-old Estrada said when questioned about the kickback allegations. "I've never asked for commissions. I don't have the conscience to steal money intended for farmers."
    on Mar 21, 2006 By: Joseph Estrada Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. Reacting to the CBI move, Tytler said, "Right from the beginining I had said this was a frame-up......I was innocent and the truth has come out. Let people say what they want to. I want to just close the chapter."
    on Apr 2, 2009 By: Jagdish Tytler Source: Press Trust of India

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