Delinquent

Definition of Delinquent

De`lin´quent
a.1.Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.
n.1.One who fails or neglects to perform his duty; an offender or transgressor; one who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.
A delinquent ought to be cited in the place or jurisdiction where the delinquency was committed.
- Ayliffe.

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