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street crednoun [U]

uk   us   (also street credibility) UK
a ​quality that makes you ​likely to be ​accepted by ​ordinaryyoungpeople who ​live in ​towns and ​cities because you have the same ​fashions, ​styles, ​interests, ​culture, or ​opinions: Many ​celebritiesdevelop a ​workingclassaccent to ​increasetheirstreetcredibility. He was the first ​person to really ​bringstreetcred to ​whiterap.
street-credible
adjective uk   us   /ˈstriːtˌkred.ɪ.bl̩/
(Definition of street cred from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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