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  • one who disobeys rules
         This editor is being a bit of a delinquant by posting nihilartikels into a respected encyclopedia
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

De*lin"quent (?) a. [L. delinquens, -entis, p. pr. of delinquere to fail, be wanting in one's duty, do wrong; de- + linquere to leave. See Loan, n.] Failing in duty; offending by neglect of duty.

De*lin"quent, n. One who fails or neglects to perform his duty; an offender or transgressor; one who commits a fault or a crime; a culprit.

A delinquent ought to be cited in the place or jurisdiction where the delinquency was committed.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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