Definitions for delinquentdɪˈlɪŋ kwənt
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delinquent, juvenile delinquent(adj)
a young offender
guilty of a misdeed
derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)
failing in what duty requires
"derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
past due; not paid at the scheduled time
"an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"
One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws.
a term applied to royalists by their opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the chief delinquent.
Late or failing to pay a debt or other financial obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty
one who fails or neglects to perform his duty; an offender or transgressor; one who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit
Origin: [L. delinquens, -entis, p. pr. of delinquere to fail, be wanting in one's duty, do wrong; de- + linquere to leave. See Loan, n.]
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