Definitions for juvenile delinquent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquent, juvenile delinquent(noun)

    a young offender


  1. juvenile delinquent(n.)

    A child or person of minor age who commits acts which would be considered criminal if performed by an adult, such as theft, vandalism, or violence; especially, one who habitually acts in such an antisocial manner and cannot be controlled by parents. Abbreviated JD.


  1. juvenile delinquent(Noun)

    A persistent young offender; an antisocial minor, one who has committed criminal acts such as theft or violence.

  2. Origin: From juvenile + delinquent.

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