Delinquent – A young person with a tendency to commit crime
To remember the definition of the word delinquent, use the following mnemonic:
The link went (delinquent) around all the young criminals.
Examples of delinquent in a sentence
They were a group of violent delinquents.
The twins were the local delinquents of the village.
Most delinquent children have deprived backgrounds.