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street cred

noun, Slang.
popularity with and acceptance by the general public, especially young people.
See also cred.
Origin of street cred Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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Having to do with the streets and the street life of a city, esp of a ghetto: Curtis Sliwa, founder of the street-tough Guardian Angels/ The defendant was not some street punk with a long criminal record (1967+)

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on easy street, not a one-way street, two-way street

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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