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nark

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noun \ˈnärk\

Definition of nark

British

  1. :  stool pigeon 1



Examples of nark

  1. <he began to suspect that there was a nark in his organization who was tipping off Scotland Yard>



Origin of nark

perhaps from Romany nak nose


First Known Use: circa 1860

Rhymes with nark


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nark

Definition of nark

  1. variant of narc



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nark

verb

Definition of nark

British

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  irritate, annoy



Examples of nark

  1. <during the war some of the British were narked by their American allies, who were perceived as arrogant>



Origin of nark

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1888


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