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narc

or nark

[ nahrk ]
/ nɑrk /
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noun Slang.

a government agent or detective charged with the enforcement of laws restricting the use of narcotics.

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Origin of narc

1965–70, Americanism; shortening of narcotic

Definition for narc (2 of 2)

narc-

variant of narco- before a vowel: narcoma.
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British Dictionary definitions for narc

narc
/ (nɑːk) /

noun

US slang a narcotics agent
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