verb (used with object), rip·rapped, rip·rap·ping.
Origin of riprap
Examples from the Web for riprap
The riprap was merely a skin on each face, with loose spawls mixed with the earth.
The outer slope is protected with riprap, composed of large bowlders.
The shore below the landing is a line of broken, ragged, slimy rocks, as if they had been dumped there for a riprap wall.Their Pilgrimage|Charles Dudley Warner
Riprap holds dissolving banks, and overhanging trees are cut away.Old Times on the Upper Mississippi|George Byron Merrick