Delinquent Legal Meaning and Definition

Here is a simplified definition of the legal term Delinquent.

Delinquent (Adjective/Noun)

  1. (Adj.) - Relating to an action, responsibility, or debt that has not been fulfilled or paid on time.
  2. (N.) - A term often used to describe concretely a young individual who has broken the law, also known as juvenile delinquent.