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1. delinquent

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪŋkwənt'] failing in what duty requires.

Synonyms

  • neglectful
  • negligent
  • remiss

Antonyms

  • inhabited
  • attentive
  • careful
  • good person

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Words that Rhyme with Delinquent

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

Example sentences of the word delinquent


1. Adjective
Investors can ask their county or state about the availability of delinquent tax liens or find auctions online.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The judge can order custody or order supervision for the delinquent youth along with community service.

Quotes containing the word delinquent


1. The writer is either a practicing recluse or a delinquent, guilt-ridden one--or both. Usually both.
- Susan Sontag

2. The Delinquent Girl Chronicles Ages 7-11: Skip ropeAges 12-16: Skip classAge 17: Skip periodAge 18: Skip coming homeAge 19: Skip town
- Beryl Dov

2. delinquent

noun. ['dɪˈlɪŋkwənt'] a young offender.

Synonyms

  • offender
  • wrongdoer

Antonyms

  • righteous
  • exculpatory
  • unashamed

3. delinquent

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪŋkwənt'] past due; not paid at the scheduled time.

Synonyms

  • overdue

Antonyms

  • undamaged
  • new

4. delinquent

adjective. ['dɪˈlɪŋkwənt'] guilty of a misdeed.

Antonyms

  • unattributable
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