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nark

1859, "to act as a police informer" (v.); 1860, "police informer" (n.), probably from Romany nak "nose," from Hindi nak, from Sanskrit nakra, which probably is related to Sanskrit nasa "nose" (from PIE root *nas- "nose"). Sense and spelling tending to merge with etymologically unrelated narc (q.v.).

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Definitions of nark
1
nark (v.)
cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations;
Synonyms: annoy / rag / get to / bother / get at / irritate / rile / nettle / gravel / vex / chafe / devil
nark (v.)
inform or spy (for the police);
2
nark (n.)
an informer or spy working for the police;
Synonyms: copper's nark
nark (n.)
a lawman concerned with narcotics violations;
Synonyms: narc / narcotics agent
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