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delinquent

1) adj. not paid in full amount or on time. 2) n. short for an underage violator of the law as in juvenile delinquent.

delinquent

(Guilty of a misdeed), adjective at fault, bad, blamable, blameful, blameworthy, condemnable, conscienceless, corrupt, criminal, culpable, derelict, dishonest, disreputable, erring, evil, evil-minded, flagrant, guilty, homo maleficus, immoral, improper, in error, in fault, in the wrong, incorrigible, iniquitous, irredeemable, lawbreaking, maleficent, malfeasant, misbehaving, monstrous, nefarious, offending, peccant, profligate, punishable, remiss, reprehensible, reproachable, reprobate, scandalous, sinful, to blame, transgressing, unjust, unlawful, unprincipled, unseemly, unvirtuous, unworthy, vicious, villainous, virtueless, wicked, worthless
Associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent minors

delinquent

(Overdue), adjective back, behind, chargeable, defaultant, defaulting, deficient, due, failing in duty, in arrears, lacking, missing, neglectful of obbigation, not discharged, not met, not paid on time, owed, owing, past due, payable, receivable, short, to be paid, undefrayed, unliquidated, unpaid, unsatisfied, unsettled, wanting
Associated concepts: delinquent assessments, delinquent debtor, delinquent lands, delinquent payment, delinquent premiums, delinquent property, delinquent taxes, delinnuent taxpayer

delinquent

noun criminal, culprit, dangerous perron, evildoer, guilty man, homo maleficus, insolvent debtor, lawbreaker, malefactor, malfeasor, mischief-maker, miscreant, misdemeanant, misdoer, misfeasor, neglector of duty, nonpayer, offender, recidivist, recreant, reprobate, rogue, ruffian, scofflaw, swindler, transgressor, trouble maker, undesirable, worker of iniquity, wrongdoer
Associated concepts: delinquent child, delinquent neglected and dependent children, delinquent premiums, delinquent taxes, juvenile delinquent
See also: blameful, blameworthy, broken, convict, culpable, derelict, disobedient, due, felon, guilty, lawbreaker, malefactor, negligent, offender, outlaw, outstanding, overdue, recidivist, remiss, reprehensible, unpaid, wrongdoer

delinquent

a person who fails in an obligation or duty or a person guilty of an offence.

DELINQUENT, civil law. He who has been guilty of some crime, offence or failure of duty.

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Nonetheless, federal officials either mistakenly, or delinquently, allowed the State to enact and implement these laws without challenge.
The mother in Palmer is not guilty of manslaughter because she breached her statutory duty to care for the child, but because she was deviant and delinquently failed to rescue the child from her lover's brutality.
The tax on a return that was not filed or was filed delinquently within two years of the bankruptcy petition filing date.