a combining form meaning “stupor,” “narcosis,” used in the formation of compound words:
indicating numbness or torpor: narcolepsy
connected with or derived from illicit drug production: narcoeconomies
word-forming element meaning “stupor, narcosis, sleep,” from Latinized form of Greek narko-, comb. form of narke “numbness” (see narcotic (n.)).
[nahr-koh-uh-nal-uh-sis] /ˌnɑr koʊ əˈnæl ə sɪs/ noun 1. a method of psychological investigation in which the conscious or unconscious unwillingness of a subject to express memories or feelings is diminished by the use of a barbiturate drug. /ˌnɑːkəʊəˈnælɪsɪs/ noun 1. psychoanalysis of a patient in a trance induced by a narcotic drug narcoanalysis nar·co·a·nal·y·sis (när’kō-ə-nāl’ĭ-sĭs) […]
[nahr-koh-dahy-uh g-noh-sis] /ˌnɑr koʊˌdaɪ əgˈnoʊ sɪs/ noun, Psychiatry. 1. the use of drugs to produce narcosis as an aid in .
[nahr-koh-dol-er] /ˈnɑr koʊˌdɒl ər/ noun 1. Usually, narcodollars. money obtained through illegal drug trafficking.
[nahr-koh-dol-er] /ˈnɑr koʊˌdɒl ər/ noun 1. Usually, narcodollars. money obtained through illegal drug trafficking. noun Money made by selling narcotics: Narcodollars circulate through Panama’s financial system; how do they expect them not to circulate through ours? (1980s+)