/ dəlɪŋkwənt /
ETYM Latin delinquens, -entis, p. pr. of delinquere to fail, be wanting in one's duty, do wrong; de- + linquere to leave. Related to Loan.
1. Guilty of a minor misdeed.
2. Past due; not paid at the scheduled time; SYN. overdue.
3. Persistently bad.