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street cred

noun [U] uk   ( also street credibility) UK us  
a quality that makes you likely to be accepted by ordinary young people who live in towns and cities because you have the same fashions, styles, interests, culture, or opinions: Many celebrities develop a working class accent to increase their street credibility. That jacket won't do much for your street cred. It looks awful!
street-credible
adjective uk   /ˈstriːtˌkred.ɪ.bl̩/ us  
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