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street cred

n. credibility on the streets. (Streets.) If I drove a ride like that, I’d lose my street cred.
See also: cred, street
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Funding towards the street cred scheme comes from community group FROG (Future Regeneration of Grangetown) of which Oasis is an offshoot.
The real question about all these candidates in Iowa is, Do they have the street cred to deal with Gorbachev?
STREET CRED Julie now runs her own diner in home city
What it lacks in street cred could be balanced by Lemon laffs.
SUZUKI is aiming to give supermini fans an edge over its rivals with some serious street cred.
Shame the owners, particularly those who force their dogs to battle it out in Birmingham parks simply for street cred, by fitting them with harnesses, too.
Highlights include his dark take on Green Lantern, the reinvention of Wonder Woman, street cred crowd WildC.
But, as a long-time chess player myself, it's good to see the game finally getting some street cred.
Now it appears street robbers often carry out their crimes to boost street cred or are motivated by a desire to fight.
She gives him street cred and is doggedly loyal to her boss.
Redick try to improve his street cred by wracking up a DUI before the draft?
IT's becoming one of the most credible racing licences on consoles and Most Wanted succeeds in delivering another pretty unique and gripping ride in the genre, as you build up your Rap Sheet and street cred to move up the Black List to become the most wanted racer on the streets.
Jason named me Latron, he said I had street cred Fell 10 branches down, from my nest onto my head Didn't even shed a tear, when my real folks wouldn't feed me Just chipped and flexed on cats, 'cause I'm straight up G So I got this homie now; li'l vegan feeds me on my perch It's chill, I kick it, dude changes my paper like it's church So I'ma roll with Graham for a minute, least 'til I learn to fly I maybe a Bluejay someday, but I'll be Ragamuffin 'TIL I DIE
Being voted best-dressed man, or something similar, wouldn't have done half as much for his street cred.
In the catalogue Rohatyn tries to give her assembly of artists some theoretical foundation, citing Guy Debord's The Society of the Spectacle and claiming that "Casino 2001" tries to "strip the Spectacle of awe"--a transparent attempt to give this insipid collection of commodities some sort of theoretical street cred.