Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “credible”

credible

adjective uk   /ˈkred.ɪ.bl̩/ us  
able to be believed or trusted: They haven't produced any credible evidence for convicting him. The story of what had happened to her was barely (= almost not) credible.Believable
credibly
adverb uk   /-bli/ us  
The family in the television programme could not be credibly compared with a real one.Believable
(Definition of credible from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of credible?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “credible” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More