Delinquent

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Delinquent Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a young offender
  • past due; not paid at the scheduled time; "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"
  • persistently bad; "school for delinquent boys"
  • failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
  • guilty of a minor misdeed; "delinquent minors"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a young offender

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Delinquent'


  • Delinquent: Delinquent or delinquents may refer to: A person who commits a felony A juvenile delinquent, often shortened as delinquent is a young ...
  • Committee for Compounding with Delinquents: and the Committee for Compounding with Delinquents which allowed Royalists whose estates had been sequestrated , to compound for their ...
  • Delinquent Habits: Delinquent Habits (also known as Los Delinquentes and Los Tres Delinquentes) is a hip hop group. Formed in East Los Angeles in 1991, ...
  • The Delinquents (group): The Delinquents were a rap group from Oakland, California , composed of two members, Glen Jones aka G-Stack, and Vidal Prevost aka V-White ...

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Delinquent Sample Sentences in News


  • Eight downtown properties on S. Kansas Avenue delinquent on taxes
    Eight properties on S. Kansas Avenue between 3rd and 10th streets are at least five months delinquent on their 2013 taxes. Combined, the properties owed nearly $241,000 in back taxes and interest by the end of August. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Delinquent jurors facing fines and jail time
    The Third Judicial Circuit Court is cracking down on potential jurors who are failing to show up for jury duty. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • City of Hannibal cracking down on delinquent businesses
    About 1,200 businesses operate within the city of Hannibal. Out of that number, about 30 are considered illegal. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'

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