Delinquent synonyms

dĭ-lĭng'kwənt, -lĭn'-
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(Law) Acting with or done through negligence.
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One who gives or causes offense.
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The definition of criminal is someone or something related to the commission of a crime.
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Careless in, or negligent about, attending to a task; lax in the performance of duty
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Lax in duty
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Tending to neglect; failing to take care of matters which require attention.
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Late; especially, past a deadline or too late to fulfill a need.
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One who fails to fulfill an obligation or perform a task, especially a legal or financial one.
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A person who dawdles or idles
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A person who shirks work or duty
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A member of a family or group who is regarded as not so respectable or successful as the rest
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Of property, that it is abandoned; of a person, that he is remiss in his duties.
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Slow in moving, acting, etc.
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One who is unlikely to be called to account by a higher authority.
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One who behaves badly, often by breaking rules of conduct or the law.
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(Law) A persistent young offender; an antisocial minor, one who has committed criminal acts such as theft or violence.
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Flowing or blowing with little speed:
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Lax in duty
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The definition of faulty is something unreliable or that doesn't work, or an incorrect thought pattern.
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Lax in duty
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That deserves blame; culpable
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Meriting condemnation, censure or blame, especially as something wrong, harmful or injurious; blameworthy
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With clear evidence of guilt.
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Lax in duty
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That owes.
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(Not comparable) Not current.
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One who illegally avoids paying tax (for example, by not declaring income).
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The definition of a reprobate is person without morals or one who is condemned to hell.
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The definition of a felon is a person who has been convicted of a felony (a serious crime for which the penalty is normally one or more years of incarceration).
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The definition of a malefactor is a criminal or someone who does bad things.
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A person who violates the law
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One who does wrong, especially morally or ethically.
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One who sins or does wrong; a transgressor.
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A style, originating among fans of punk rock, characterized by motley clothes, oddly clipped hair, etc.
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A gangster; a thug.
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The definition of a hood is slang for a neighborhood.
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The definition of hooligan is slang for a young person who breaks the law.
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A person who habitually makes trouble for others; esp., one who incites others to quarrel, rebel, etc.
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(Historical) A person declared by a court of law to be deprived of legal rights and protection, generally for the commission of some crime: the killing of such a person was not a legal offense
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A rascal, swindler, or rogue; a ne'er-do-well.
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(Finance) A bond that has declined in value due to credit deterioration to become a junk bond.
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A person often put in jail; habitual lawbreaker
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(UK) Alternative spelling of welcher.
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Someone who commits tax avoidance or tax evasion
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One who does not pay one's debts.
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(Archaic) punctilious
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Very careful about every detail of behavior, ceremony, etc.
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Precise; exact or strict
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Marked by or resulting from lack of forethought or thoroughness:
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Expecting or ready for something as part of a normal course or sequence:
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Not yet paid:
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The culprit is defined as the person who is responsible for something, or is the thing that is causing a bad outcome.
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(Informal) A shift (scheduled work period) that takes place late in the day or at night.
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A lax vowel
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Careful to fulfill obligations.
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Answerable for an act performed or for its consequences; accountable; amenable, especially legally or politically.
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irresponsible, defaulting
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Thorough and painstaking in action or execution; conscientious:
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Lax in duty
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