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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ About half way into it, narcs start busting people.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1967 (earlier narco, 1960), American English slang, shortened form of narcotics agent. Had been used 1955 for narcotics hospital, 1958 for narcotics addict. Sense and spelling tending to merge with older but unrelated nark (q.v.).


Etymology 1 n. (context slang English) A narcotics squad police officer. Etymology 2

n. (context slang English) (alternative spelling of nark nodot=1 English) (gloss: spy) vb. (context slang English) (alternative spelling of nark English) Etymology 3

vb. (context slang English) To suffer from impaired judgment due to nitrogen narcosis (e.g. while scuba diving).


n. a lawman concerned with narcotics violations [syn: nark, narcotics agent]

Narc (video game)

Narc is a 1988 arcade game designed by Eugene Jarvis for Williams Electronics and programmed by George Petro. It was one of the first ultra-violent video games and a frequent target of parental criticism of the arcade game industry. The object is to arrest and kill drug offenders, confiscate their money and drugs, and defeat "Mr. Big". It was the first game in the newly restarted Williams Electronics coin-op division, after being acquired by Midway.

Narc was ported to the Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, ZX Spectrum, and Amstrad CPC home computers by Ocean Software in 1990. Narc was ported to the NES in 1990 by Rare. In 2005, the franchise was re-launched with a brand new game for the Xbox and PS2.

Narc (film)

Narc is a 2002 American crime thriller film written and directed by Joe Carnahan and starring Jason Patric and Ray Liotta. The plot revolves around the efforts of two police detectives in search of the murderer of an undercover police officer. As they investigate, they engage in unethical behavior and uncover dark secrets that will challenge their fragile relationship.


Narc or nark may refer to:

Usage examples of "narc".

He spied a Narc car patrolling the adjacent street, and realized dozens had driven by during their trek.

Collins Avenue, many of whom had stopped to stare at the Narc cruisers, panicked.

Rafe started her on the long, slow climb to their tanker station as Narc began cycling through volumes of kneeboard cards to figure out how he could talk to their fighter cover--the entire launch and deployment was being done EM CON Senior Chief began inserting radar frequencies into a computer hit list.

He and Narc had assessed their damage and decided they could still give gas.

He spent several weeks undergoing intense tactical training at Camp Smith in upstate New York, then came back to Midtown South and worked as a plainclothes narc running buy-and-bust operations.

This is two minutes before the Bridgeport narc squad is due to move in.

There was nothing to do but try to take the three of them down ourselves and have the narc guys back us up.

Was he a narc working for the DEA as his mother claimed, or was he the lowlife described by Tom Riley?

Dugal lends me out to the City narc squad on some interjurisdic-bonal trafficheroin, on the eastern border of Baltimore and the County.

IB and I build the best felony-conviction record of any team on the narc squad.

City narc Dog without telling him to very skeptical about the magnitude of the possible bust to very excited about making the biggest catch ever.

I can tell you from experience, there are few things a narc likes better than getting his hooks into a kid with money and connections.

He thought about the time that a narc who looked like a knacker and smelled like a knacker put the hand on Ginger.

Clay had been narced a couple of times, once while under arctic ice filming beluga whales, and if he hadn't been tethered to the opening in the ice with a nylon line, he would have drowned.

Invariably, the hacker in question was wiretapped and/or narced on by someone previously raided who covered up their own raid or minimized it in order to get off by implicating others.