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narc 1

 (närk) Slang
A law enforcement officer, usually one working undercover, who deals with narcotics violations.

[Short for narcotics agent.]

narc 2

 (närk) Slang
An informer; a snitch.
intr.v. narced, narc·ing, narcs
To act as an informer; snitch.
Phrasal Verb:
narc on
To give an authority information about a crime or infraction committed by (someone); inform on: He was caught dealing drugs because his roommate narced on him.

[From nark.]


slang US a narcotics agent


or nark


n. Slang.
a government narcotics agent or detective.
[1965–70, Amer.; shortening of narcotic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narc - a lawman concerned with narcotics violationsnarc - a lawman concerned with narcotics violations
law officer, lawman, peace officer - an officer of the law


[nɑːk] N (US) → agente mf de la brigada de los narcóticos


n (US sl) → Rauschgiftfahnder(in) m(f)
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Dela Rosa cited the kidnapping and murder of a Korean businessman by narcs last year as the lowest point in the war on drugs, which drove President Duterte to suspend the campaign and dismantle the PNP antinarcotics unit.
The abduction and murder of Jee Ick-joo also led to the dismissal of the narcs involved and to a cleansing of the ranks that cost 160 other rogue officers their badges.
During the meeting it was said that the Prime Minister was asked to turn down the CDA summary for conversion of NARCs 1400 Acres research farm in to a housing scheme at the cost of national food security; rather CDA must be directed to immediately extend the NARC land lease for 90 years.