Adjective "arrearage" definition and examples

(Arrearage may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


  1. 'Riddick, his wife and their three children have fallen from the middle class to homelessness because he is forced to pay $1, 400 a month in child support and arrearages.'
  2. 'The inflated arrearages are created in large part because the child support system is mulishly impervious to the economic realities working-class people face, such as layoffs, wage cuts, unemployment, and work-related injuries.'

More definitions

1. the state or condition of being in arrears.

2. Often, arrearages. arrears; amount or amounts overdue.

3. Archaic. a thing or part kept in reserve.

More examples(as adjective)

"payments can be arrearage."