Delinquent vs Rebel - What's the difference?
As a verb delinquent
As a noun rebel is
a confederate soldier.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Late or failing to pay a debt or other financial obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
- Fred is delinquent in making his car payment.
Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
- The company made a new effort to collect delinquent payments.
* (late or failing to pay a debt) defaulting
* juvenile delinquent
* moral delinquent
One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws.
(obsolete) a term applied to royalists by their opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the chief delinquent.
* See also
From (etyl) rebelle, from (etyl) .
A person who resists an established authority, often violently.
From (etyl) rebeller, from (etyl) . See also (l).
To resist or become defiant toward an authority.