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Synonyms for delinquent
dɪˈlɪŋ kwəntdelin·quent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. delinquent

    Synonyms:
    criminal, culprit, offender

    Antonyms:
    worthy, paragon, pattern

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquent, juvenile delinquentadjective

    a young offender

    Synonyms:
    juvenile delinquent

    Antonyms:
    clean-handed, undue, innocent, guiltless, diligent

  2. delinquentadjective

    guilty of a misdeed

    "delinquent minors"

    Synonyms:
    overdue, neglectful, derelict, remiss

    Antonyms:
    clean-handed, undue, guiltless, diligent, innocent

  3. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remissadjective

    failing in what duty requires

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

    Synonyms:
    abandoned, overdue, bedraggled, woebegone, tumble-down, remiss, run-down, flea-bitten, creaky, ramshackle, deserted, decrepit, inattentive, derelict, broken-down, tatterdemalion, dilapidated, neglectful

    Antonyms:
    undue, innocent, guiltless, clean-handed, diligent

  4. delinquent, overdueadjective

    past due; not paid at the scheduled time

    "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"

    Synonyms:
    overdue, neglectful, derelict, remiss

    Antonyms:
    undue, innocent, diligent, clean-handed, guiltless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delinquentadjective

    Synonyms:
    failing in duty

  2. delinquentnoun

    Synonyms:
    offender, culprit, criminal, wrong-doer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "delinquent":

    offender, offenders, criminals, overdue

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How to use delinquent in a sentence?

  1. Photographer Valerio Bispuri:

    I photographed (prisoners) during leisure time as they tried to mimic the world outside by playing football, pretending they are in a bar, lifting weights at a gym, some were born into the delinquent world, others were there for a lapse of judgment at some point in their lives. Others were mentally ill, but a great number were there because of drugs.

  2. Freddie Gray:

    Whether we call them a thug, a law breaker, a juvenile delinquent, it really doesn't matter. What matters is how do we take back our streets. And that's what men have been doing, going around, talking to these young men where they, are in their face, and letting them know, you can't control this community. It is not yours. You can't burn it down. You can't force people out. You can't threaten people.

  3. Williamson County:

    Fox 19 reported. Meanwhile, a spokeswoman for Williamson County Schools said bullying is not tolerated and that they would be investigating the incident. This type of behavior can never be tolerated at school. In addition to school discipline, WCS prosecutes delinquent behavior to the fullest extent of the law.

  4. Karen Petrou:

    Another week or so of growing COVID-19 contagion, canceled events, foregone travel and shuttered businesses will lead to waves of delinquent debt from Americans with no other choice, one longstanding lesson of economic history is that liquidity crises descend into solvency debacles if not quickly resolved.

  5. Secretary Mnuchin:

    We agree that it is unfair to burden FDNY with the delinquent debts of other NYC government entities. The City government should directly reimburse FDNY.

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