juvenile delinquent definition

  • noun:
    • A juvenile accountable of antisocial or unlawful behavior.
    • A persistent younger offender; an antisocial small, person who has actually committed unlawful functions such as for example theft or physical violence.
    • a young child or person of small age which commits functions which would be viewed unlawful if carried out by a grownup, such theft, vandalism, or assault; particularly, one that habitually acts in such an antisocial way and should not be managed by parents. Abbreviated JD.
    • a young offender

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