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juvenile delinquent

noun

Definition of juvenile delinquent

  1. :  a young person who has committed a crime



Word by Word Definitions

juvenileplay
  1. :  physiologically immature or undeveloped :  young

    :  of, relating to, characteristic of, or suitable for children or young people

    :  reflecting psychological or intellectual immaturity :  childish

  1. :  a young person :  youth

    :  a book for children or young people

    : :  a young individual resembling an adult of its kind except in size and reproductive activity: as

delinquentplay
  1. :  a delinquent person

  1. :  offending by neglect or violation of duty or of law

    :  being overdue in payment

    :  of, relating to, or characteristic of delinquents :  marked by delinquency


Medical Dictionary

juvenile delinquent

noun

Medical Definition of juvenile delinquent

  1. :  a person whose behavior has been labeled juvenile delinquency; especially :  a person whose transgressions of the law have been adjudged to constitute juvenile delinquency because the violator is below the legally established age of adulthood




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