Definition of joint tenant in English:

joint tenant

noun

  • See joint tenancy

    • ‘On March 3, 1944, Elda and Roger Skidmore [the Skidmores] purchased the farm [including the disputed lands] as joint tenants.’
    • ‘The transferees are to hold the property on trust for themselves as joint tenants.’
    • ‘Correspondingly they held the Florida home as joint tenants, which home was purchased from funds the applicant brought into the relationship.’
    • ‘Mrs Hamilton and myself own the property as joint tenants.’
    • ‘Legal title to the property was taken by the parties as joint tenants.’