sitting tenant


Definition of sitting tenant


  1. :  a person who is living in a rented house or apartment and has the legal right to stay there

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act of one that sits

    :  a single occasion of continuous sitting (as for a portrait or meal)

    :  a brooding over eggs for hatching

  1. :  that is setting

    :  occupying a judicial, legislative, or executive seat :  being in office

    :  easily hit or played

  1. :  one who holds or possesses real estate or sometimes personal property (such as a security) by any kind of right

    :  one who has the occupation or temporary possession of lands or tenements of another

    :  one who rents or leases a dwelling (such as a house) from a landlord

  1. :  to hold or occupy as or as if as a tenant :  inhabit

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