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Synonyms for delinquentdɪˈlɪŋ kwənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. delinquent, juvenile delinquent(adj)

    a young offender

    delinquent, juvenile delinquent

    clean-handed, undue, innocent, guiltless, diligent

  2. delinquent(adj)

    guilty of a misdeed

    "delinquent minors"

    overdue, neglectful, derelict, remiss

    clean-handed, undue, guiltless, diligent, innocent

  3. derelict, delinquent, neglectful, remiss(adj)

    failing in what duty requires

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

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

    undue, innocent, guiltless, clean-handed, diligent

  4. delinquent, overdue(adj)

    past due; not paid at the scheduled time

    "an overdue installment"; "a delinquent account"

    overdue, delinquent, neglectful, derelict, remiss

    undue, innocent, diligent, clean-handed, guiltless

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. delinquent(a.)

    failing in duty

  2. delinquent(n.)

    offender, culprit, criminal, wrong-doer

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

offender, offenders, criminals, overdue

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