HyperDic: nark

English > 4 senses of the word nark:
NOUNperson nark, copper's narkan informer or spy working for the police
person nark, narc, narcotics agenta lawman concerned with narcotics violations
VERBemotionnark, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devilcause annoyance in
communicationnarkinform or spy (for the police)
English > nark: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn informer or spy working for the police.
Synonymcopper's nark
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderinformer, betrayer, rat, squealer, blabberOne who reveals confidential information in return for money
Spanishsoplon
Verbsnarkinform or spy (for the police)
English > nark: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA lawman concerned with narcotics violations.
Synonymsnarc, narcotics agent
Broaderlawman, law officer, peace officerAn officer of the law
Spanishagente de narcóticos
Catalanagent de narcòtics
English > nark: 4 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningCause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to nark Sue
Synonymsannoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil
Narrowerantagonize, antagoniseProvoke the hostility of
eat into, fret, rankle, grategnaw into
fretCause annoyance in
get, get under one's skinirritate
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeannoy continually or chronically
peeveCause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful
ruffleTrouble or vex
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Similar tochafeFeel extreme / extreme irritation or anger
Spanishagobiar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vejar
Catalanamoïnar, atabalar, enfadar, fastidiar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, mortificar, provocar, vexar
English > nark: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaninginform or spy (for the police) .
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishchivar
Nounsnarkan informer or spy working for the police

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