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nark 1

 (närk)
n. Slang
Variant of narc.

nark 2

 (närk) Chiefly British Slang
n.
An informer, especially a police informer.
intr.v. narked, nark·ing, narks
To be an informer.

[Perhaps from Romani nāk, nose; see nas- in Indo-European roots.]
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nark

(nɑːk)
n
1. Brit and Austral and NZ an informer or spy, esp one working for the police (copper's nark)
2. Brit a person who complains irritatingly: an old nark.
3. Austral and NZ a spoilsport
vb
4. Brit and Austral and NZ to annoy, upset, or irritate: he was narked by her indifference.
5. (intr) Brit and Austral and NZ to inform or spy, esp for the police
6. (intr) Brit to complain irritatingly
7. nark at someone NZ to nag someone
8. nark it Brit stop it!
[C19: probably from Romany nāk nose]
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nark1

(nɑrk)

n.
Brit. Slang. a stool pigeon or informer.
[1860–65; < Romany nāk nose]

nark2

(nɑrk)

n.
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nark


Past participle: narked
Gerund: narking

Imperative
nark
nark
Present
I nark
you nark
he/she/it narks
we nark
you nark
they nark
Preterite
I narked
you narked
he/she/it narked
we narked
you narked
they narked
Present Continuous
I am narking
you are narking
he/she/it is narking
we are narking
you are narking
they are narking
Present Perfect
I have narked
you have narked
he/she/it has narked
we have narked
you have narked
they have narked
Past Continuous
I was narking
you were narking
he/she/it was narking
we were narking
you were narking
they were narking
Past Perfect
I had narked
you had narked
he/she/it had narked
we had narked
you had narked
they had narked
Future
I will nark
you will nark
he/she/it will nark
we will nark
you will nark
they will nark
Future Perfect
I will have narked
you will have narked
he/she/it will have narked
we will have narked
you will have narked
they will have narked
Future Continuous
I will be narking
you will be narking
he/she/it will be narking
we will be narking
you will be narking
they will be narking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been narking
you have been narking
he/she/it has been narking
we have been narking
you have been narking
they have been narking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been narking
you will have been narking
he/she/it will have been narking
we will have been narking
you will have been narking
they will have been narking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been narking
you had been narking
he/she/it had been narking
we had been narking
you had been narking
they had been narking
Conditional
I would nark
you would nark
he/she/it would nark
we would nark
you would nark
they would nark
Past Conditional
I would have narked
you would have narked
he/she/it would have narked
we would have narked
you would have narked
they would have narked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nark - an informer or spy working for the police
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
betrayer, blabber, informer, squealer, rat - one who reveals confidential information in return for money
2.nark - a lawman concerned with narcotics violationsnark - a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law
Verb1.nark - cause annoyance innark - cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
get under one's skin, get - irritate; "Her childish behavior really get to me"; "His lying really gets me"
eat into, rankle, grate, fret - gnaw into; make resentful or angry; "The injustice rankled her"; "his resentment festered"
chafe - feel extreme irritation or anger; "He was chafing at her suggestion that he stay at home while she went on a vacation"
peeve - cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffle - trouble or vex; "ruffle somebody's composure"
fret - cause annoyance in
beset, chevvy, chevy, chivvy, chivy, harass, harry, hassle, molest, plague, provoke - annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
antagonize, antagonise - provoke the hostility of; "Don't antagonize your boss"
displease - give displeasure to
2.nark - inform or spy (for the police)
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
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Translations

nark

[nɑːk]
A. Nsoplón/ona m/f
B. VT
1. (= upset) to be narkedestar cabreado or mosqueado
to get narkedcabrearse, mosquearse
he got really narkedse cabreó or mosqueó de lo lindo
2. (Brit) nark it! (= stop it) → ¡déjalo!; (= go away) → ¡lárgate!
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

nark

[ˈnɑːrk] vt (British) (= annoy) → mettre en rogne
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nark

(Brit)
vt (inf)ärgern; to get narkedwütend werden; to feel narkedsich ärgern
n (inf)Spitzel m
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nark

[nɑːk] vt (Brit) (fam) → scocciare
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