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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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It's a good way of gaining street cred, while not having to learn anything about football itself.
Street Cred is the first and only online video and collectible card game to incorporate urban motifs, settings, images and celebrities.
In dizzying daily conversation, those who have changed their position on the war think they deserve more street cred than those who were against it from the start.
And according to project manager Lynn Pallister, the street cred scheme helps improve behaviour and boost the youngsters' self-esteem.
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
I had excoriated Honda for not being more adventurous with the Civic, and completely missing the opportunity to build on its street cred.
The rudimentary architectural structures that she fashions from those materials may not have much street cred, but in their own way they are undeniably a product of the streets.
CORPORATIONS DON'T get much more civic street cred than the Whole Foods grocery chain.
So bin your street cred with the baggy jeans that impress the junior staff and buy yourself some suits.
Marketing manager Karen Coyle said: "We are focusing on the B icon in the way McDonald's does on M, and Nike on the tick -- all of which the younger generation finds very street cred.
It had looked near to a stand-up fight when one 16-year-old, keen to establish his street cred with his peers, had threatened Turner in front of 250 sixth formers.
Social content has relevance and street cred because people can meet and interact with the authors.
What it lacks in street cred could be balanced by Lemon laffs.
Sadly, the same ringing endorsement is unforthcoming when asked about wife Kim and her affect on his street cred.
SUZUKI is aiming to give supermini fans an edge over its rivals with some serious street cred.