verb (used without object)
Origin of nark1
Origin of narc
Related Words for narksannouncer, sleuth, reporter, agent, spy, informer, prosecutor, blabbermouth, double-crosser, turncoat, sneak, squealer, source, fink, stoolie, betrayer, tattler, tattletale, informant, rat
Examples from the Web for narks
Historical Examples of narks
I may as well say at once that these three men were "narks."
Most deputies in lodging-houses were in the first place "narks."
A man cannot be a very long time on the road before he understands the meaning of the word "narks."
Word Origin for nark
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.).