Delinquency – meaning of the word and examples

Behaviour, especially of a young person, that is illegal or not acceptable to most people. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Conduct that is out of accord with accepted behaviour or the law. (Merriam – Webster)

Delinquency is criminal behaviour, especially that of young people. (Collins Dictionary)

Delinquency is failure to pay a debt or tax. (Collins Dictionary)

Minor crime, especially that committed by young people. (Oxford Dictionaries)


Delinquency and Malfeasance.



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