Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a lawman concerned with narcotics violations

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Narc

narcotics agent, nark

Alternate forms of Narc

Hypernyms: law officer, lawman, peace officer

Origin of the word Narc

  1. 1967, Amer.Eng. slang, shortened form of narcotics agent (earlier narco). Had been used 1955 for narcotics hospital, 1958 for narcotics addict. Sense and spelling tending to merge with older but unrelated nark (q.v.). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Astroloma Humifusum

small prostrate or ascending shrub having scarlet flowers and succulent fruit resembling cranberries; sometimes placed in genus Styphelia