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cred

A shortening of "credibility," referring to one's ability to be accepted or deemed legitimate in a particular situation or group. A scrawny geek like me has no cred with the jocks. You'll have cred with these guys once they find out how much you love their music—you'll fit right in!

street cred

slang One's reputation, credibility, or authenticity in relation to the people and culture of an urban environment. "Cred" is short for "credibility." The new political candidate has a lot of street cred, which has really invigorated young voters in this district. I just feel like she lost some of her street cred when she started taking her music mainstream, you know?
See also: cred, street

cred

n. credibility; believability. (see also street cred.) They got no cred with me.

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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"Sweet Cred recognises the drive and commitment of the UAE Government to ensure that the country continues to be the leading business destination in the world," said Al Hajj.
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According to real estate .sources, the buyers are: The Center for Reproduction Law and Policy, the National Federation of Cred it Unions and Freedom House are among the first not-for-profit groups to take advantage of Industrial Development Agency bonds to finance the acquisition of their condos.
O.K., here it is: "street cred.' Great phrase, huh!
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According to Middleton's husband, his role at the Defense and National Rehabilitation Center (DNRC) gives him "street cred" with his son, Prince George.
OGOF TY'N Y GRAIG Cred rhai arbenigwyr mai Ogof Ty'n y Graig yw'r un.
relaxing with a joint or a cynical stunt to gain street cred? When their fan base is almost exclusively girls under 12 and with songs that make Take That look like The Beatles, they certainly need some.
DESIGN CRED It's easy to see how the softly flattened top and ridged, deep orange skin could have inspired Cinderella's carriage in Charles Perrauhlt's classic French fairy tale.