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 person (under 18)
  • 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, they are known for
  • I'm a Juvenile Delinquent – Jail Me!: I'm A Juvenile Delinquent - Jail Me! is a BBC film for young people, directed by Alex Cox, written by Tod Davies, produced by Sol Papadopoulos and starring
  • The Delinquents: The Delinquents may refer to: The Delinquents (1957 film), directed by Robert Altman The Delinquents (1960 film), a 1960 Spanish film The Delinquents (1976
  • Committee for Compounding with Delinquents: who fought against Parliament, and the Committee for Compounding with Delinquents which allowed Royalists whose estates had been sequestrated, to compound
  • The Delicate Delinquent: The Delicate Delinquent is a 1957 American comedy film starring Jerry Lewis. Shot in black-and-white and VistaVision in 1956 and released on June 6, 1957
  • Merry Go Round (Delinquent Habits album): Merry Go Round is the third studio album by the latin hip hop band Delinquent Habits. The song 'House of the Rising Drum' was featured on the soundtrack
  • Delinquent Habits (album): Delinquent Habits, is Delinquent Habits' first studio album. Largely produced by O.G. Style of Delinquent Habits and Sen Dog of Cypress Hill. It was released

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Delinquent Sample Sentences in News


  • Freddie Mac Is Selling $410 Million In Delinquent Loans
    Government-backed mortgage giant Freddie Mac (OTC: FMCC ) recently announced that it will be selling $410 million of deeply delinquent mortgage loans in a continued effort to clean up its balance sheet. ... Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Federal Eye: GOP senator proposes barring bonuses for tax-delinquent federal employees
    Sen. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) introduced legislation to bar bonuses for federal workers who owe back taxes. In recent years, tax-delinquent IRS employees alone owed more than $3 million. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Freddie Mac Selling $410 Million of Delinquent Home Loans
    Government-backed mortgage company Freddie Mac (FMCC) is selling $410 million of deeply delinquent U.S. home loans in its second sale of the debt. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'

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