Pronunciation of Delinquent
/dɪlˈɪnkwənt/, /dɪlˈɪnkwənt/, /d_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_n_k_w_ə_n_t/
Antonyms for delinquent:
Synonyms for delinquent:
irresponsible, defaulting (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
criminal, often young (noun)
juvenile delinquent (noun)
highwayman, criminal, lawbreaker, cat burglar, burglar, thug, stealer, pirate, pickpocket, Grafter, culprit, felon, hijacker, larcener, Filcher, housebreaker, crook, prowler, poacher, thief, mugger, lifter, larcenist, outlaw.
Usage examples for delinquent:
- Here, for twelve months, the poor delinquent was incarcerated. - "Love's Usuries", Louis Creswicke.
- When the retail grocer wakens in the morning he feels that his business is not going to come to him spontaneously; he thinks of his rivals, of his perilous stock, of his debts and delinquent customers. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
- Mr. Griffenbottom and his conduct had on various former occasions been the subject of parliamentary petitions under the old form; but on such occasions the chief delinquent himself was never examined. - "Ralph the Heir", Anthony Trollope.