Complete Definition of "dunk"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÊÅk|-ÊÅk

Verb
en-verb

  1. To submerge briefly in a liquid.

#: I like to dunk my donut in my coffee.

  1. To set down carelessly.

#: Parents shouldn't just dunk their kids in front of the TV.

  1. basketball (also intransitive) To put the ball directly downward through the hoop.

#: The center spun quickly and dunked the ball with authority.

Noun
en-noun

  1. The act of dunking, particularly in basketball.

#: The point guard threaded a pass with pinpoint precision to the power forward for an easy dunk.

Related terms
dunk tank
reverse dunk
slam dunk
thunderdunk

See also
alley oop
jam
slam

Category:Liquids

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