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nark

1. noun Someone who acts as an informer or spy for an authority figure, especially law enforcement. The FBI offered to let me avoid jail time if I agreed to be a nark for them. I can't believe you told Mom and Dad! Why do you have to be such a nark?
2. verb To act as an informer or spy for an authority figure. It turned out that she had been narking on the cartel for years. Don't nark on them, Tommy—no one likes a snitch!

nark

and narc (nɑrk)
1. n. a police informer. Fred is a nark. He squealed.
2. in. to inform (on someone) to the police; to squeal. (Often with on.) Don’t nark on me!
3. tv. to annoy someone. (see also narked.) Stop narking me!
4. n. any unpleasant person. Tell that narc to get lost.

narked

(nɑrkt)
mod. annoyed. (Usually with at or with.) He’s really narked at us.
See also: nark
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"Colourful local legal celebrity, Rex Makin, once characterised Liverpool (or Merseyside!) as 'a city of narks.' .' That is, a city of extremely truculent and argumentative local political leaders at the time of his bon mot."
Doug Kinghorn, who lives opposite Hoare's home, said: "What narks me is this man moves in here and residents are not even made aware of it.
And last night, the Tories accused Labour of operating a "network of narks" who broke the rules to let Ministers see reports about their own departments.
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Unfortunately, also thanks to the publicity, out of the woodwork have crawled the knee-jerk narks: otherwise ordinary citizens who have gone out of their way to join in the capture of this poor family...in the process showing all the compassion of the Beaufort Hunt in full cry.
RAFA BENITEZ'S Liverpool squad has its fair share of narks.
He said: "So there was a network of narks, but I did not expect Donald to be at it."
We were fair game for these narks, who considered themselves a form of peacetime SAS.