dunk

Definitions of dunk
1

n a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket

Synonyms:
dunk shot, stuff shot
Types:
slam dunk
a forceful dunk
Type of:
basketball shot
throwing the basketball toward the hoop

v immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

Synonyms:
dip, douse, plunge, souse
Types:
sop
dip into liquid
dip, douse, duck
dip into a liquid
dabble
dip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid
Type of:
immerse, plunge
thrust or throw into

v dip into a liquid while eating

“She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce”
Synonyms:
dip
Type of:
eat
take in solid food

v make a dunk shot, in basketball

“He dunked the ball”
Types:
slam-dunk
make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk
Type of:
shoot
throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

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