Definitions for juvenile delinquent
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delinquent, juvenile delinquent(noun)
a young offender
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.
A persistent young offender; an antisocial minor, one who has committed criminal acts such as theft or violence.
Origin: From juvenile + delinquent.
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