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Adjective
Irresponsible, defaulting
“Leaflets published outside the country blamed the government, accusing it of being delinquent in carrying out its duties and criticizing the deployment of troops to suppress the uprising.”
Adjective
Not arriving, occurring, or settled at the due, usual, or proper time
“… the bank was annoyed because our check was delinquent.”
Adjective
Repeatedly breaking the law
“Remand homes for delinquent children.”
Adjective
“One thinks of Yeats's poem on another delinquent genius, Catullus.”
Noun
A delinquent person
“And we are empowering the bullies, the delinquents and the troublemakers.”
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