nark


1nark

noun \ˈnärk\

Definition of NARK

British
:  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

2nark

Definition of NARK

variant of narc

Other Drug/Tobacco Terms

controlled, flake, herb, key, sodden

3nark

verb

Definition of NARK

transitive verb
British

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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