US: /dɪˈɫɪŋkwənt/
UK: /dɪlˈɪnkwənt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

delinquent /di'liɳkwənt/
  • tính từ
    • có tội, phạm tội, lỗi lầm
    • chểnh mảng, lơ là nhiệm vụ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) không trả đúng kỳ hạn (nợ, thuế...)
      • delinquent taxes: thuế đóng đúng kỳ hạn
  • danh từ
    • kẻ phạm tội, kẻ phạm pháp
    • người chểnh mảng, người lơ là nhiệm vụ

Advanced English dictionary

+ adjective
1 (especially of young people or their behaviour) showing a tendency to commit crimes: delinquent teenagers
2 (AmE, finance) having failed to pay money that is owed: a delinquent borrower
3 (AmE, finance) (of a sum of money) not having been paid in time: a delinquent loan
delinquent noun-see also JUVENILE DELINQUENT

Thesaurus dictionary

1 malefactor, (young or youthful) offender, wrongdoer, lawbreaker, culprit, criminal, miscreant; hooligan, ruffian, roughneck:
The police rounded up six juvenile delinquents and charged them with rowdyism.
2 neglectful, negligent, derelict, remiss, failing, defaulting:
I have been delinquent in my obligations to my mother.
3 overdue, past due, in arrears, late, unpaid:
All these delinquent accounts should be collected as soon as possible.

Concise English dictionary

+a young offender
+guilty of a minor misdeed
+failing in what duty requires
+persistently bad
+past due; not paid at the scheduled time