Definition of “stitch sb up” - English Dictionary

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“stitch sb up” in British English

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stitch sb up

UK slang
phrasal verb with stitch uk /stɪtʃ/ us /stɪtʃ/ verb

to deliberately make someone look guilty of doing something that they did not do:

He claims he was stitched up by the police.

(Definition of “stitch sb up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)