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


  • DealBook: Federal Program Helps Keep Some Delinquent Borrowers in Their Homes
    A HUD program to sell delinquent mortgages to private investors has resulted in about 2,000 borrowers being able to stay in their homes, though an overwhelming majority have been foreclosed on or have forfeited any rights to the properties. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Ask Stacy: How Can I Get a Delinquent Account Off My Credit Report?
    My husband and I are trying to pre-qualify for a mortgage, and when we checked his credit report there was a delinquent account we were not aware of. Experian will not remove it from his credit report, and it has hurt his score. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'
  • Delinquent property numbers drop in Warren County
    A campground near Warrensburg and a 184-acre parcel in Stony Creek are among the properties headed to tax auction in Warren County in the coming weeks. Read more on this news related to 'Delinquent'

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