from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Planned or prearranged secretly: The theft was a put-up job.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Arranged; plotted; -- in a bad sense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Concocted or planned by intimates or insiders, but so as to appear to emanate from or be the work of others; speciously conceived, planned, or carried out: as, a put-up job.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. provide
- v. construct, build, or erect
- v. mount or put up
- v. propose as a candidate for some honor
- v. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
- v. place so as to be noticed
- v. provide housing for
- v. make available for sale at an auction
- v. preserve in a can or tin
- adj. planned secretly
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