young offender

noun

Definition of young offender

British
:a criminal who is under the age of 18

Word by Word Definitions

young play
  1. : being in the first or an early stage of life, growth, or development

  2. : junior

  3. : of an early, tender, or desirable age for use as food or drink

  1. : young persons : youth

  2. : immature offspring

  3. : a single recently born or hatched animal

offend play offender
  1. : to transgress (see transgress transitive 1) the moral or divine law : sin

  2. : to violate a law or rule : do wrong

  3. : to cause difficulty, discomfort, or injury


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