- guilty of a misdeed
- Tom is a juvenile delinquent.
- Tom is a delinquent who comes from a rich home.
- The policeman was shot in the leg by a delinquent.
- The delinquent boy was arraigned for stealing a bicycle.
- What shall we do with this delinquent girl?
- She's what you call a "delinquent mom," but she's good at cooking, and most importantly, she's a really caring parent.