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


  • Delinquent Doctors Publicly Outed for Unpaid Student Loans
    In an effort to collect more than $100 million in defaulted student loans, the U.S. Department of Education has resorted to public shaming – releasing a list of 846 doctors and dentists from across the country who are delinquent with the now defunct Health Education Assistance Loan Program. They have a higher responsibility,” Tom Schatz of Citizens Against Gov Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Delinquent- A Fundraising Feature Film
    “When Peter, an ordinary quiet school boy arrives at his new school, he swiftly falls in with a group of friends. This is until Paige, the outgoing and self-professed leader of the group displays her blatant dislike for the more shy and timid character of Devyn for him to see. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Researcher: Juvenile justice should focus on reform, not punishment
    Punishment-based juvenile justice programs aren’t as effective at reforming delinquent youngsters as those that work to identify and mitigate factors that trigger their delinquent behavior, a renowned juvenile justice researcher said Wednesday. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'

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