Definition of tenant at will in US English:

tenant at will


  • A tenant that can be evicted without notice.

    • ‘There are two very undesirable houses near them-all the tenants are tenants at will.’
    • ‘The Court of Appeal held the occupier to be a tenant at will only.’
    • ‘Ultimately this matter involves the taking of possession of property from tenants at will.’
    • ‘Where someone takes possession of property under a loose family arrangement, he becomes a tenant at will.’
    • ‘So far as this court is concerned, the Acts do apply to a tenant at will.’