Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /nɑːrk; nɑːk/

Translation of nark in Spanish:


  • (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] [dated/anticuado] (copper's) nark soplón, (masculine, feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • The opprobrium that once attached to informers, snitches, snouts, shoppers and narks in all walks of life no longer exists.
    • I wonder if the Canadian police could consider invoicing narks directly?
    • Then the copper whips off a little advert looking for narks to come forward over this purely political offence.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

Definition of nark in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day sustancioso
substantial …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a gestoría is an office that deals with government agencies on behalf of its clients. It is common practice to use a gestoría to avoid the problems of dealing with Spanish bureaucracy, despite the cost involved.