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street credibility

Line breaks: street cred|ibil¦ity
(also informal street cred)

Definition of street credibility in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Acceptability among fashionable young urban people: the Liverpudlian is to use his street credibility to try to get the anti-vandalism message across to schoolchildren
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  • The ability to send text messages may give street credibility to the young but in your 40s the opposite could apply, writes Dave Andrew.
  • In an urban environment, he brings a lot of street credibility to this particular character.
  • The arrival of the club will allow young people to do something which has street credibility and at the same time keep them out of trouble.

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