Origin of narc
Related Words for narcsdetective, force, man, policewoman, constable, police, patrolman, officer, blabbermouth, double-crosser, turncoat, sneak, squealer, source, fink, stoolie, betrayer, tattler, tattletale, informant
Examples from the Web for narcs
Contemporary Examples of narcs
Jeff Deeney talks to the dealers, users, and narcs in the “Suzie-Q” black market.
In October, Jeff Deeney talked to the dealers, users, and narcs in the “Suzie-Q” black market.
1967 (earlier narco, 1960), American English slang, shortened form of narcotics agent. Had been used 1955 for narcotics hospital, 1958 for narcotics addict. Sense and spelling tending to merge with older but unrelated nark (q.v.).