A river of tears.
A river of lava.
An example of a river is the Mississippi River.
Johnny rivered me by drawing that ace of spades.
- In or into prison.
- to betray, deceive, abuse, etc.
- to or confined in a penitentiary
Other Word Forms
Origin of river
- Middle English rivere from Anglo-Norman from Vulgar Latin rīpāria from Latin feminine of rīpārius of a bank from rīpa bank
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- rive +"Ž -er
- From river.