|1.||[ noun ] a person unable to support himself|
|2.||[ adjective ] failing in what duty requires|
|Synonyms:||neglectful remiss delinquent|
"derelict (or delinquent) in his duty" "neglectful of his duties" "remiss of you not to pay your bills"
|3.||[ adjective ] deserted or abandoned as by an owner|
"a derelict ship"
|4.||[ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a ship abandoned on the high seas|