Definition of "street cred" []

  • (noun) Slang Acceptability or popularity, especially among young people in urban areas.

Use "street cred" in a sentence

  • "Fong’s street cred comes from growing up in Chinatown—he is a third-generation Chinese American whose father came through Angel Island Immigration Station, where many Chinese were infamously detained and deported—and his effectiveness clearly stems from a tireless championing of the neighborhood."

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