Nark meaning

närk
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To be an informer.
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An informer; stool pigeon.
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To inform on (a person)
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(brit.) To make, be, or become annoyed, angry, etc.
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(UK, slang) A police spy or informer.
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(intransitive, slang) To serve or behave as a spy or informer.
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(slang) To annoy or irritate.

It really narks me when people smoke in restaurants.

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(intransitive, slang) To complain.

He narks in my ear all day, moaning about his problems.

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(slang, often imperative) To stop.

Nark it! I hear someone coming!

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Alternative form of narc (narcotics officer).
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An informer, especially a police informer.
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nark it!
  • stop it! keep quiet!
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

nark it!

Origin of nark

  • Perhaps from Romani nāk nose nas- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Romani nak.

    From Wiktionary

  • See narc

    From Wiktionary