English version

frame-up in Crime topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishframe-upˈframe-up noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SCCa plan to make someone seem guilty of a crime which they did not do syn set-up
Examples from the Corpus
frame-upThe whole thing was a Commie frame-up.By now he was under no illusions about the reason for the frame-up.By now he was convinced that it had merely acquiesced in the frame-up after his arrest.But he has no direct evidence of the frame-up.