credibility

(redirected from street cred)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Wikipedia.
Related to street cred: street credibility

credibility

  1. 1the extent to which individuals and firms believe that the government will carry out the macro-economic policies that it promises to pursue. Credibility is important in influencing the EXPECTATIONS that individuals and firms have about future economic policies, and these expectations in turn affect their current behaviour.
  2. the extent to which potential market entrants believe that incumbent firms will react to their entry, for example, by cutting their prices. The credibility of such threats by incumbent firms will determine whether potential entrants decide to enter a market.
See BARRIERS TO ENTRY, LIMIT PRICING, POTENTIAL ENTRANT.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It's a good way of gaining street cred, while not having to learn anything about football itself.
Pc Keith Evans, of the Dangerous Dogs Unit, said: "We are seeing a rise in chain fighting where young people are forcing their dogs to fight in parks, purely as a way of boosting their street cred.
To increase his street cred with the Republican base?
In dizzying daily conversation, those who have changed their position on the war think they deserve more street cred than those who were against it from the start.
And according to project manager Lynn Pallister, the street cred scheme helps improve behaviour and boost the youngsters' self-esteem.
I had excoriated Honda for not being more adventurous with the Civic, and completely missing the opportunity to build on its street cred.
The rudimentary architectural structures that she fashions from those materials may not have much street cred, but in their own way they are undeniably a product of the streets.
CORPORATIONS DON'T get much more civic street cred than the Whole Foods grocery chain.
So bin your street cred with the baggy jeans that impress the junior staff and buy yourself some suits.
Marketing manager Karen Coyle said: "We are focusing on the B icon in the way McDonald's does on M, and Nike on the tick -- all of which the younger generation finds very street cred.
It's broader than "street smarts'--as I understand it, you can demonstrate street cred at a cocktail party--but if someone who's threatened by a gang of toughs bluffs his way out, he can definitely be said to have street cred.
Social content has relevance and street cred because people can meet and interact with the authors.