Synonyms for delinquent

Synonyms for (noun) delinquent

Synonyms: delinquent, juvenile delinquent

Definition: a young offender

Similar words: wrongdoer, offender

Definition: a person who transgresses moral or civil law

Synonyms for (adjective) delinquent

Synonyms: overdue, delinquent

Definition: past due; not paid at the scheduled time

Usage: an overdue installment; a delinquent account

Similar words: due

Definition: owed and payable immediately or on demand

Usage: payment is due


Synonyms: neglectful, delinquent, derelict, remiss

Definition: failing in what duty requires

Usage: derelict (or delinquent) in his duty; neglectful of his duties; remiss of you not to pay your bills

Similar words: negligent

Definition: characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern

Usage: negligent parents; negligent of detail; negligent in his correspondence


Synonyms: delinquent

Definition: guilty of a misdeed

Usage: delinquent minors

Similar words: guilty

Definition: responsible for or chargeable with a reprehensible act

Usage: guilty of murder; the guilty person; secret guilty deeds