delinquent definition

  • adjective:
    • neglecting to do just what legislation or responsibility needs.
    • Overdue in payment: a delinquent account.
    • belated or failing to spend a debt or any other financial obligation, like a home loan or loan.
    • Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; responsible of a misdeed or offense
    • a deep failing in task; offending by neglect of duty.
    • past due; maybe not paid on scheduled time
    • a deep failing with what duty needs
    • responsible of a misdeed
    • Failing to do what legislation or duty needs.
    • delinquent in repayment: a delinquent account.
    • Late or failing continually to pay a debt or other economic obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
    • a deep failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; bad of a misdeed or offense
    • a failure in responsibility; offending by neglect of duty.
    • overdue; perhaps not compensated at the planned time
    • a deep failing with what duty needs
    • accountable of a misdeed
  • noun:
    • A juvenile delinquent.
    • an individual who neglects or doesn't do just what law or responsibility requires.
    • one that disobeys or breaks guidelines or legislation.
    • a term applied to royalists by their particular opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the primary delinquent.
    • one that fails or neglects to do their responsibility; an offender or transgressor; person who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.
    • person who does not do a duty or discharge an obligation; one responsible of a delinquency; an offender; a culprit.
    • Synonyms Offender, Delinquent, (see offender); wrong-doer.
    • a new offender
    • A juvenile delinquent.
    • A person who neglects or fails to do exactly what law or responsibility requires.
    • One who disobeys or breaks principles or rules.
    • a term placed on royalists by their opponents when you look at the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I happened to be referred to as primary delinquent.
    • One who fails or neglects to do their responsibility; an offender or transgressor; one that commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.
    • one that fails to perform a duty or discharge an obligation; one responsible of a delinquency; an offender; a culprit.
    • Synonyms Offender, Delinquent, (see offender); wrong-doer.
    • a new offender
  • others:
    • Failing in task; offending by neglect of responsibility or responsibility: because, a delinquent tenant; a delinquent customer.
    • Failing in task; offending by neglect of duty or obligation: because, a delinquent tenant; a delinquent subscriber.

Related Sources

  • Definition for "delinquent"
    • neglecting to do just what legislation or responsibility…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "delinquent"
  • Quotes for "delinquent"
    • "The martial music of every sideburned…"
    • View More
  • Phrases for "delinquent"
  • Hypernym for "delinquent"
  • Form for "delinquent"
  • Same Context for "delinquent"
427 votes

How would you define delinquent?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!