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English definition of “street cred”

street cred

noun [U]     (also street credibility) UK
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!Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable street-credible     /ˈstriːtˌkred.ɪ.bl̩/ adjective
(Definition of street cred noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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