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“The Lincoln Highway,” by Amor TowlesThe author of “A Gentleman in Moscow” starts his new novel in 1954 Nebraska, as two brothers, headed to California to find their mother, get derailed by some juvenile delinquents.

Fear of a purported wave of remorseless juvenile delinquents known as “superpredators” was sweeping the country, prompting lawmakers to pass stiffer penalties for young offenders.

I was also the front for a juvenile delinquent roaming the streets of New York City and using me as a parental alibi.

It also traces his days as a juvenile delinquent, and gradual rise up the R&B charts.

When I was little, I was a kind of juvenile delinquent, but my father stayed on me.

Now, the juvenile delinquent and artist formerly known as Marky Mark is at the top of the Hollywood food chain.

Once someone asked him what J.D. stood for, and he famously told them, “juvenile delinquent.”

The juvenile delinquent gangs had begun to realize the value of science.

They find out you're a juvenile delinquent, figure you've been out getting drunk, and toss you into jail for a week.

They actually reform the juvenile delinquent and bring up useful men, not hardened criminals.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to juvenile delinquent, such as: delinquent, gangster, hoodlum, hooligan, troublemaker, and criminal.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.