An agreement between individuals wherein the last surviving participant inherits all of the assets from each member. Alternatively, the assets may be split evenly among each of the surviving members after a certain period of time.
To decide who would inherit our father's mansion, my brothers and I entered into a tontine. Only two of us remain.
by Nine Iron May 31, 2005
When you are lightskin muscular, and can make up your own words, especially when you are shorter than 5’8” and can lift heavy things!
by Datboii_jay July 05, 2018