verb

to place someone in an awkward or unpleasant situation by guile or deceit; to play emotional games with someone prior to letting them down.
*sighs* "I have been waiting here on this park bench for two hours, and she hasn't turned up. I guess I've been set up."
by Ben Bisley March 08, 2010
1)A fabricated scenario that is not what it is intended to appear as
2) A distress call that does not need to be answered
3) Anything a person with enough intelligence can see through depending on: intelligence of victim > combined intelligence of conspirators
"Help! Help! HHHEEEEEEEEEEELLLLPPPPPP!!!!!" cried the man who called the police after he was asked to locate a phone.
--setup

See Goodfellas
by Yoo Si Lee October 12, 2011
Your family/life configuration.
Alex: Dude, I'm having a house party this Saturday.
Brendan: Again, this has got to be your 5th party this year.
Alex: I know, it's cause my parents go out of town so much.
Brendan: Awesome, I wish I had a setup like that.
by benormous April 23, 2006
A person, place, or thing thats sole purpose is to start or create drama or misfortune towards certain individuals
Guy: "why haven't you text me or called me Im tryna get something going"
Girl: "No I know you gotta a girlfriend so me texting you would be a Set Up"
by AlleyWo July 09, 2009
having a female on deck for a bootycall and/or train
example 1

I'll meet up with you later. I got a setup scheduled in an hour.

example 2

Bro, I got us a setup for tonight! Hop aboard the Polar Express! CHOO CHOO!
by Dr. Fuckatis Enla Butticus October 03, 2010
To kill somebody or to arrange the murder of somebody.
Do you know who set up Vancouver Kingpin Sandip Duhre? Ya Robby Alkhalil did it, he got convicted for it.
by AntiGang October 24, 2014
A tattoo or ink.
Yo, I hear Davey got a sick new setup at High Rollers.
by maddlater'd December 04, 2007

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