narc

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of "narcotics officer".

Noun[edit]

narc (plural narcs)

  1. (slang) A narcotics squad police officer.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Alternate spelling of nark, influenced by narc (narcotics officer).

Noun[edit]

narc (plural narcs)

  1. (slang) Alternative spelling of nark (spy)

Verb[edit]

narc (third-person singular simple present narcs, present participle narcing, simple past and past participle narced)

  1. (slang) Alternative spelling of nark
    “If you narc on me, I’ll rip your arms off,” said Tim to his little brother, as he passed him a cigarette.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Short for narcosis.

Verb[edit]

narc (third-person singular simple present narcs, present participle narcing, simple past and past participle narced)

  1. (underwater diving, slang) To suffer from impaired judgment due to nitrogen narcosis (for example, while scuba diving).

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Etymology 4[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

narc (plural narcs)

  1. (informal) A narcissist.

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