- Juvenile delinquency is defined as illegal or wrongful acts committed by minors under the age of 18.
An example of juvenile delinquency is when a 14 year old steals a car.
behavior by young persons of not more than a specified age, usually 18 years, that is antisocial or in violation of the law
- juvenile delinquent
Antisocial or criminal behavior by juveniles.
- (law) Participation in illegal behaviour by minors.