juvenile delinquent

juvenile delinquent

noun
1.
a minor who cannot be controlled by parental authority and commits antisocial or criminal acts, as vandalism or violence.
2.
a child or youth characterized by juvenile delinquency.

Origin:
1810–20

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juvenile delinquent
 
n
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

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