nark Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “nark” in the English Dictionary

"nark" in British English

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uk   /nɑːk/  us   /nɑːrk/

nark verb (ANNOY)

[T usually passive] UK slang old-fashioned to ​annoy someone: I was a ​bit narked by David's ​comment.

nark verb (TELL POLICE)

[I] US slang to ​secretlytell the ​police or someone in ​authority about something ​bad or ​illegal that someone has done

narknoun [C]

uk   /nɑːk/  us   /nɑːrk/

nark noun [C] (CRIMINAL)

UK slang a ​person, ​especially a ​criminal, who gives the ​policeinformation about other ​criminals: a coppers' nark

nark noun [C] (POLICE OFFICER)

US slang (also narc) a ​policeofficer whose ​job is to ​catchpeople who ​produce, ​sell, or use ​illegaldrugs

nark noun [C] (ANNOYING PERSON)

Australian English a ​person who ​complains and ​spoils other people's ​enjoyment
(Definition of nark from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nark”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使生气, 惹恼,激怒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使生氣, 惹惱,激怒…
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