de·lin·quent 1 /di-'liŋ-kwənt/ n: a delinquent person; esp: juvenile delinquentdelinquent 2 adj [Latin delinquent - delinquens, present participle of delinquere to commit (an offense), err]1 a: offending by neglect or violation of duty or lawdelinquent actsb: characterized by juvenile delinquencydelinquent youth2: being overdue in paymentdelinquent taxeswas delinquent in his child support payments
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
(guilty of a misdeed) adjective
accusable, at fault, bad, blamable, blameful, blameworthy, censurable, condemnable, conscienceless, corrupt, criminal, culpable, derelict, dishonest, disreputable, erring, evil, evil-doing, evil-minded, flagrant, guilty, homo maleficus, immoral, improper, in error, in fault, in the wrong, incorrigible, iniquitous, irredeemable, lawbreaking, maleficent, malevolent, malfeasant, misbehaving, monstrous, nefarious, negligent, offending, peccant, profligate, punishable, remiss, reprehensible, reproachable, reprobate, scandalous, sinful, to blame, transgressing, unjust, unlawful, unprincipled, unscrupulous, unseemly, unvirtuous, unworthy, vicious, villainous, virtueless, wicked, worthless
associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent minors
back, behind, behindhand, chargeable, defaultant, defaulting, deficient, due, failing in duty, in arrears, lacking, missing, neglectful of obligation, not discharged, not met, not paid on time, outstanding, owed, owing, past due, payable, receivable, remiss, short, to be paid, undefrayed, unliquidated, unpaid, unsatisfied, unsettled, wanting
associated concepts: delinquent assessments, delinquent debtor, delinquent lands, delinquent payment, delinquent premiums, delinquent property, delinquent taxes, delinquent taxpayer
criminal, culprit, dangerous person, evildoer, guilty man, homo maleficus, insolvent debtor, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasor, mischief-maker, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdoer, misfeasor, neglector of duty, nonpayer, offender, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, rogue, ruffian, scofflaw, swindler, transgressor, trouble maker, undesirable, worker of iniquity, wrongdoer
associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent neglected and dependent children, delinquent premiums, delinquent taxes, juvenile delinquent
blameful, blameworthy, broken (unfulfilled), convict, culpable, derelict (negligent), disobedient, due (owed), felon, guilty, lawbreaker, malefactor, negligent, offender, outlaw, outstanding (unpaid), overdue, recidivist, remiss, reprehensible, wrongdoer
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.(1) Of a person, neglecting one’s duty; failing to pay a debt; guilty of a crime or failure of duty.(2) Of a debt, due and unpaid.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
1) A payment that is past due or not paid in full.2) A person who disobeys rules or breaks the law such as a juvenile delinquent.Category: Personal Finance & RetirementCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
1 n. A person who fails to perform a legal or contractual obligation, or who is guilty of illegal or disorderly behavior.2 adj. Of a person failing to perform a legal or contractual obligation, or who is engaging in illegal or disorderly behavior.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.
1) adj. not paid in full amount or on time.2) n. short for an underage violator of the law as in juvenile delinquent.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.