A prearranged matter; a contrived affair: The surprise award was a put-up job (1838+)
I could see then that it was a put-up job, this getting me to go up to my sister's house.
He felt at once that it was a put-up job to get him out of the way.
One of the men insisted that he was too damned polite to be honest, and that the American consul yarn was a put-up job.
Take it from me, it was a put-up job by that Calabrian woman.
“To my mind, it is nothing but a put-up job,” said Andy flatly.
This looks as if it was a put-up job, with the masks, and everything.
Dare say it was a put-up job between her and those two young men.
Even if it were a put-up job, as most divorces are nowadays, it would damn me.
But she didn't like the idea that perhaps she was the victim of a put-up job.
No, not at all, rejoined Sikes; at least it cant be a put-up job, as we expected.