delinquent

Definitions:

  • Failing to do what law or duty requires.
  • Overdue in payment.
  • A juvenile delinquent.
  • A person who neglects or fails to do what law or duty requires.
  • Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty or obligation: as, a <em>delinquent</em> tenant; a <em>delinquent</em> subscriber.
  • One who fails to perform a duty or discharge an obligation; one guilty of a delinquency; an offender; a culprit.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Offender, Delinquent</em>, (see <internalXref urlencoded="offender">offender</internalXref>); wrong-doer.
  • 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.
  • <xref>Late</xref> or failing to pay a <xref>debt</xref> or other financial obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
  • Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
  • One who <xref>disobeys</xref> or <xref>breaks</xref> <xref>rules</xref> or <xref>laws</xref>.
  • a term applied to <xref>royalists</xref> by their opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the chief delinquent.
  • past due; not paid at the scheduled time
  • failing in what duty requires
  • a young offender
  • guilty of a misdeed
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