- The definition of a riverbank is the land above the edge of a river.
An example of a riverbank is where you would put out a blanket next to a river for a picnic.
A family enjoy a picnic on the riverbank.
a stretch of land, usually rising, at the edge of a river
The bank of a river.
- A sloped side of a river acting as a barrier between the water and level ground to either side.