Deliquent or delinquent

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Delinquent

Adjective

Definition:

(typically of a young person) tending to commit crime, particularly minor crime

Examples:

  1. Delinquent teenagers

Synonyms:

  • Lawless
  • Lawbreaking
  • Criminal
  • Offending

Delinquent

Noun

Definition:

A delinquent person

Examples:

  1. Juvenile delinquents

Synonyms:

  • Offender
  • Wrongdoer
  • Malefactor
  • Lawbreaker

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Is it deliquent or delinquent?

The correct word is delinquent

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