Synonyms of derelict in English:

derelict


See definition of derelict

adjective

1‘a derelict old building’

SYNONYMS

dilapidated, ramshackle, run down, broken-down, worn out, tumbledown, in disrepair, in a state of disrepair, in ruins, ruined, falling to pieces, falling apart

rickety, creaky, creaking, decrepit, deteriorating, crumbling, deteriorated

neglected, untended, unmaintained, gone to rack and ruin, gone to seed, on its last legs, the worse for wear

ANTONYMS

in good repair

2‘a vast, derelict airfield’

SYNONYMS

disused, abandoned, deserted, discarded, rejected, forsaken, cast off, relinquished, ownerless

ANTONYMS

in use

3‘he was derelict in his duty to his country’

SYNONYMS

negligent, neglectful, remiss, lax, careless, sloppy, slipshod, slack, irresponsible, delinquent

ANTONYMS

dutiful, punctilious


noun

1‘the community of derelicts who survive on the capital's streets’

SYNONYMS

tramp, vagrant, vagabond, down and out, homeless person, drifter, person of no fixed abode, person of no fixed address, knight of the road

beggar, mendicant

outcast, pariah, ne'er do well, good-for-nothing, wastrel

NZ streety

informal dosser, bag lady

North American informal hobo, bum

Australian NZ informal derro