Definitions for narcnɑrk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or nark 2
a government narcotics agent or detective.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
Origin of narc:
1965–70, Amer.; shortening of narcotic
narc, nark, narcotics agent(noun)
a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
A narcotics squad police officer.
u2013 A person who notifies authorities of illicit activity, betraying someone in the process.
u2013 to inform authorities of the illicit actions of others that one has knowledge of as an insider
u201CIf you narc on me, Iu2019ll rip your arms offu201D, said Tim to his little brother, as he passed him a cigarette.
To suffer from impaired judgment due to nitrogen narcosis (e.g. while scuba diving).
Origin: Abbreviation of "narcotics officer" (narcotics sense only)