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delinquent

Synonyms of delinquent in English:

adjective

  • 1 delinquent teenagers
    lawless, lawbreaking, criminal;
    errant, badly behaved, troublesome, difficult, unruly, disobedient, uncontrollable
    [Antonyms] well behaved
  • 2 formal delinquent parents face tough penalties
    negligent, neglectful, remiss, irresponsible, lax, slack, derelict
    [Antonyms] dutiful
  • noun

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  • 1 young delinquents
    hooligan, vandal, mischief-maker, ruffian, hoodlum, lowlife, punk;
    young offender
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