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[kred] /krɛd/
noun, Slang.
1.
the quality of being believable or worthy of respect, especially within a particular social, professional, or other group: If you wear this t-shirt, you’ll be earning geek cred.
Both chefs have plenty of Southern cred.
See also street cred.
Origin
shortened form of credibility
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British Dictionary definitions for cred

cred

/krɛd/
noun
1.
(slang) short for credibility street cred
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Word Origin and History for cred
n.

slang shortening of credibility, by 1992.

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Slang definitions & phrases for cred

cred

noun

Credibility: you've got no cred with me


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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