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Adjective: delinquent  di'ling-kwunt
  1. Guilty of a misdeed
    "delinquent minors"
  2. Failing in what duty requires
    "delinquent in his duty";
    - derelict, neglectful, remiss
  3. Past due; not paid at the scheduled time
    "a delinquent account";
    - overdue
Noun: delinquent  di'ling-kwunt
  1. A young offender
    - juvenile delinquent

Derived forms: delinquents

See also: due, guilty, negligent

Type of: offender, wrongdoer

Encyclopedia: Delinquent