Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Credibility; authenticity.

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  • noun urban, slang Credibility.
  • noun computing, informal, usually plural credential

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  • noun credibility among young fashionable urban individuals

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for credibility.]

Examples

  • # Mount storage service as a drive new-psdrive - psprovider $ProviderName - root $ServiceUrl - name $DriveName - cred $cred - scope global

    Planet Geospatial

  • PS WSMan: \ > New-PSSession weiwu-lh64. ntdev.corp.microsoft.com - cred $cred - Authentication credssp

    MSDN Blogs

  • The iPad 2's got the name cred, a terrifically intuitive user interface, and FaceTime for weekly check-ins.

    Gizmodo

  • Meanwhile, poor Dr. Dawg, in order to keep socialist street cred, is featuring dead Gaza babies wrapped in Hezbollah flags.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Shoutout to my alma mater here - what those of us from the other side of the Charles may lack in perfect board scores we make up in EQ - we can spot a maladjusted hostile loser/hater whose only cred is that he got into Harvard a mile away.

    Nancy Doyle Palmer: The Social Network - Much Ado about Nothing

  • Then again, no journalism cred is really required to cover the White House.

    Blockheads

  • Elsa and Clive (Sarah Polley and Adrien Brody respectively) happen to be a pair of rebellious scientists who gain cred and praise for their work with successfully splicing the DNA of various animals.

    Flixnjoystix.com! » Brody & Polley SPLICE It Up In WB’s Sci-Fi Thriller! McJeffrey Goes On A Date With Dren But Doesn’t Get Any!

  • My anti-anti-Semitic street cred is intact: years of taking on Holocaust-deniers on Usenet, organizing against the Heritage Front in Ottawa, numerous posts on my own blog, an outright ban on anti-Semitic comments.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Shoutout to my alma mater here - what those of us from the other side of the Charles may lack in perfect board scores we make up in EQ - we can spot a maladjusted hostile loser/hater whose only cred is that he got into Harvard a mile away.

    Nancy Doyle Palmer: The Social Network - Much Ado about Nothing

  • Shoutout to my alma mater here - what those of us from the other side of the Charles may lack in perfect board scores we make up in EQ - we can spot a maladjusted hostile loser/hater whose only cred is that he got into Harvard a mile away.

    Nancy Doyle Palmer: The Social Network - Much Ado about Nothing

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