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cred

[ kred ]
/ krɛd /
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noun Slang.

the quality of being believable or worthy of respect, especially within a particular social, professional, or other group: If you wear this t-shirt, you’ll be earning geek cred.Both chefs have plenty of Southern cred.See also street cred.

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Origin of cred

Shortened form of credibility
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cred
/ (krɛd) /

noun

slang short for credibility street cred
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