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dunk

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Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to dunk

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to dunk (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To submerge briefly in a liquid.
    I like to dunk my donut in my coffee.
  2. To set down carelessly.
    Parents shouldn't just dunk their kids in front of the TV.
  3. (basketball) (also intransitive) To put the ball directly downward through the hoop while grabbing onto the rom with power.
    The center spun quickly and dunked the ball with authority.

Noun

Singular
dunk

Plural
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dunk ({{{1}}})
  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.

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Dutch

Noun

dunk m.

  1. opinion

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