adverb. ['ˌəˈprɪvɝ'] toward the source or against the current.
- river (English)
- rivere (Anglo-Norman)
- up- (English)
Words that Rhyme with Upriver
Example sentences of the word upriver
1. Noun, singular or mass
Salmon are awe-inspiring fish that swim the oceans before traveling upriver to spawn.
The young fish are swept out to sea and then return swimming upriver where they mature.
Sockeye get their nickname from the brilliant red color they become when they return upriver to spawn.