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Delinquent

Pronunciation of Delinquent
/dɪlˈɪnkwənt/, /dɪlˈɪnkwənt/, /d_ɪ_l_ˈɪ_n_k_w_ə_n_t/

Antonyms for delinquent:

inopportune, early, diligent, undue, seasonable, timely, opportune, innocent.

Synonyms for delinquent:

Sense 1

first offender, debt-ridden, red ink, law breaker, recidivist, desperado, unpaid, insolvent, debtor, tsotsi.

Sense 2

indebted, vandal, underworld, probationer, bailiff, liable, offender.

Sense 4

gang.

Sense 7

juvenile.

Sense 17

back.

criminal

malefactor.

delinquent

defaulter.

fleeing

runaway.

litterer

litterbug.

mistaken

erring.

run away

deserter.

unruly

wayward.

wrongdoer

sinner.

inexpedient (adjective)

inept, unsuitable, mistimed, inexpedient, undesirable, inconvenient, untimely, disadvantageous, unfit, unsatisfactory, inefficient.

irresponsible, defaulting (adjective)

derelict, tardy, overdue, remiss, neglectful, criminal, negligent, guilty, behind, unpaid.

late (adjective)

outdated, untimely, unpunctual, belated, late, overdue, tardy.

neglectful (adjective)

neglectful.

unpaid (adjective)

unpaid.

untimely (adjective)

mistimed.

Sense 2 (noun)

back, unpaid.

Sense 3 (noun)

debtor, debt-ridden, red ink, liable, bailiff, indebted, insolvent.

Sense 4 (noun)

juvenile, underworld, gang, offender.

criminal, often young (noun)

defaulter, juvenile delinquent, malefactor, offender, miscreant, blackguard, lawbreaker, sinner, desperado, debtor, felon, culprit, outlaw.

delinquent (noun)

guilty, owed, negligent, overdue, juvenile delinquent, due, neglectful, incorrigible, derelict, remiss.

juvenile delinquent (noun)

first offender.

perpetrator (noun)

offender.

person (noun)

juvenile delinquent.

thief (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.

villain (noun)

heel, evildoer, miscreant, rapscallion, villain, bad guy, swindler, traitor, Defrauder, knave, cheat, scalawag, trickster, rascal, scamp, sneak, mischief-maker, blackguard, shyster, gyp, rogue.

erring (verb)

perverse.

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