[ kred ]
/ krɛd /
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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- creature comforts,
- creature feature,
- credence table,
Origin of cred
shortened form of credibility
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/ (krɛd) /
slang short for credibility street cred
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
slang shortening of credibility, by 1992.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper