narc

noun \ˈnärk\

Definition of narc

slang

  1. :  a person (as a government agent) who investigates narcotics violations

Variants of narc

less commonly

\ˈnärk\

Origin and Etymology of narc

short for narcotics agent


First Known Use: 1967


narc-

combining form

Definition of narc-

  1. 1 [GK narkē] :  deep sleep <narcolepsy>

  2. 2 [narcotic] :  illegal narcotics <narco-terrorism>

Variants of narc-

or

narco-


NARC Defined for English Language Learners

narc

noun \ˈnärk\

Definition of narc for English Language Learners

  • : a person (such as a government agent) who tries to catch criminals who buy and sell illegal drugs


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