(comparative more delinquently, superlative most delinquently)
- In a delinquent manner.
Variant of delinquent
- failing or neglecting to do what duty or law requires
- ☆ past the time for payment; overdue: delinquent taxes
Origin of delinquentClassical Latin delinquens: see delinquency
a delinquent person; esp., a juvenile delinquent