an informer; stool pigeon
Origin of narkfrom Romany n?k, a nose from Hindi n?k, nose: for Indo-European base see nose
- to inform on (a person)
- Brit. to make, be, or become annoyed, angry, etc.
Brit. stop it! keep quiet!
[Slang] alt. sp. of narc
Variant of narc
Chiefly British Slang
An informer, especially a police informer.
intransitive verbnarked, nark·ing, narks
To be an informer.
Origin of narkPerhaps from Romani nāk nose ; see nas- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present narks, present participle narking, simple past and past participle narked)
- Alternative form of narc (narcotics officer).