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Definition of "riverbank" [riverbank]

  • The bank of a river. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "riverbank" in a sentence
  • "I still fail to see how being trained to rescue someone from a riverbank translates into diving into a cold river in which you can't see, swim down to a car that you only have a vague idea of its location, and rescue someone who may or may not be in the car and may or may not already be daed."
  • "Conditions at the riverbank were a shared experience."
  • "Let us break our apples upon the riverbank, which is Lethe, we cannot remember her - and her cheek is bruised from the fall."