Definition of riverwise in English:

riverwise

adjective

  • Having the skills and knowledge necessary for living, working, etc., on a river; understanding the ways of the river.

adverb

  • 1By river; along a river.

  • 2In the manner of a river; riverlike.

  • 3In relation or with reference to a river or rivers.

Origin

Early 20th century. From river + wise<br>mid 19th century; earliest use found in Railway Magazine. From river + -wise.

Pronunciation

riverwise

/ˈrɪvəwʌɪz/