juvenile delinquent


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juvenile delinquent

n.
A juvenile guilty of antisocial or criminal behavior.

juvenile delinquent

n
(Law) a child or young person guilty of some offence, act of vandalism, or antisocial behaviour or whose conduct is beyond parental control and who may be brought before a juvenile court

ju′venile delin′quent


n.
a minor who cannot be controlled by parental authority and commits antisocial or criminal acts, as vandalism or violence.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juvenile delinquent - a young offenderjuvenile delinquent - a young offender      
offender, wrongdoer - a person who transgresses moral or civil law
Translations
mladoletni prestopnik

juvenile delinquent

ndelinquente m/f minorenne
References in classic literature ?
But the father gets lagged; and then the Juvenile Delinquent Society comes, and takes the boy away from a trade where he was arning money, teaches him to read and write, and in time makes a
The CBI officials/ investigating officer has openly flouted the orders of the board, whereby this board had specifically directed the CBI officials to conduct enquiry of the juvenile delinquent between 10 am to 6 pm during the course of enquiry for three days.
In professional literature, criminal parents or other felonious family members are also considered to be a firm reason for an adolescent to become a juvenile delinquent.
Ionce taught creative writing part time to juvenile delinquents, children with conflicted moral codes.
Ranked 7 (21 responses or 42%) was "conducting house-to-house visitation to families identified to have a juvenile delinquent member.
Sounding like a juvenile delinquent hopped up on a sugar fix mixed with cough syrup, this shit stomps.
Fortunately it's not of the juvenile delinquent variety, but the name of his 47,000gns Tattersalls July purchase of the same moniker, who is now a half-sister to a pair of Group 1 winners.
Clearly, the public has embraced the myth of the dangerous juvenile superpredator and legal policies have been changed accordingly, further blurring the line between juvenile delinquent and adult offender.
Anthony Burgess's 1962 story about the rise and fall of juvenile delinquent Alex is ideal theatre fare, linguistically challenging and oddly Shakespearean in scope.
They had formed a gang every bit as tight as one of those juvenile delinquent gangs seen harassing people on city streets.
Headers are introduced to an eclectic collection of "unworthy" heroes such as a juvenile delinquent who reconciles with his father; an effeminate man who finds his macho side; and Elwyn, a churchboy who has an illicit romance with a woman 20 years older than him.

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