one of two or more persons who hold property in joint tenancy.
- Compare tenant in common.
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How to use joint tenant in a sentence
The father was the head of the family, not the joint tenant with the wife of a house nor the tenant at will of his wife.
Of land and the means of labour, he should be joint-proprietor with others, or rather joint-tenant with them under the Crown.Contemporary Socialism | John Rae
This was embarrassing to the gentleman who was joint-tenant of the dingy parlour.The Real Shelley, Vol. I (of 2) | John Cordy Jeaffreson