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 ...
  • The Delinquents: The Delinquents may refer to: The Delinquents (1957 film), directed by Robert Altman. The Delinquents (1960 film), a 1960 Spanish film ...

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Delinquent Sample Sentences in News


  • Delinquent - a fundraising feature film by Dunedin youth
    "When Peter, an ordinary quiet school boy arrives at his new school, he swiftly falls in with a group of friends. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Delinquent Banks: Barclays And UBS
    By "Delinquent Banks," I mean banks that have been fined and/or prosecuted for regulatory breaches and financial crimes. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 gives relief for delinquent taxpayers
    Louisiana Tax Amnesty 2014 will be held from Oct. 15 through Nov. 14, 2014. The 30-day tax amnesty program offers noncompliant taxpayers the opportunity to settle their accounts with the state by paying 100 percent of delinquent taxes, with a waiver of all penalties and 50 percent of the interest owed. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'

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