Synonyms of delinquent


1. delinquent, juvenile delinquent, wrongdoer, offender

usage: a young offender


1. delinquent, guilty (vs. innocent)

usage: guilty of a misdeed; "delinquent minors"

2. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss, negligent (vs. diligent)

usage: failing in what duty requires; "derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"; "neglectful of his duties"; "remiss of you not to pay your bills"

3. delinquent, overdue, due (vs. undue)

usage: past due; not paid at the scheduled time; "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"

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