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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British Dictionary definitions for cred
slang short for credibility street cred
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