Definitions of delinquent:
- noun: a young offender
- adjective: guilty of a minor misdeed
Example: "Delinquent minors"
- adjective: past due; not paid at the scheduled time
Example: "A delinquent account"
- adjective: persistently bad
Example: "School for delinquent boys"
- adjective: failing in what duty requires
Example: "Derelict (or delinquent) in his duty"
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