cred

noun \ ˈkred \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of cred

: credibility; specifically : the ability to gain acceptance as a member of a particular group or class
  • used … his new street cred to develop contacts
  • —Dale Keiger

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First Known Use of cred

1981



CRED Defined for English Language Learners

cred

noun

Definition of cred for English Language Learners

  • : the fact of being accepted and respected as a member of a social group or class


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