joint tenant

noun

Legal Definition of joint tenant

: one who holds an estate by or in joint tenancy

Learn More About joint tenant

Dictionary Entries Near joint tenant

joint tenancy

joint tenant

joint tortfeasor

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Joint tenant.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/joint%20tenant. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!