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Synonyms for dunk
dʌŋk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dunk, dunk shot, stuff shot(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    stuff shot, dunk shot

  2. dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse(verb)

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

    "dip the garment into the cleaning solution"; "dip the brush into the paint"

    Synonyms:
    engulf, hit it up, dim, engross, dump, dowse, dive, duck, launch, sink, steep, immerse, souse, sop, soak, plunk, dip, put out, plunge, soak up, drench, douse, inebriate, absorb

  3. dunk(verb)

    make a dunk shot, in basketball

    "He dunked the ball"

    Synonyms:
    douse, plunge, souse, dip

  4. dunk, dip(verb)

    dip into a liquid while eating

    "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"

    Synonyms:
    plunge, duck, douse, souse, dip, dim, sink

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    cinch, soak

How to pronounce dunk?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say dunk in sign language?

  1. dunk

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How to use dunk in a sentence?

  1. Manu Ginobili:

    Its just a mouse with wings, when you cant dunk anymore, you have to find a way to make it into the news. So thats what I did. I grabbed a bat. I didnt think it was a big deal. Im going to be retiring soon if anybody has a pest problem.

  2. Akila Radhakrishnan:

    Get ready for a long haul as you're talking two to three years, this is not a slam dunk case.

  3. Rian Whitton:

    That was quite a slam dunk, they scaled it very impressively and in a short period of time.

  4. Mark Ramseyer:

    There are very few prosecutors in Japan. They are massively overworked. Given the workload, they focus first on the slam dunk, guilty-as-sin cases. They don't have time for the' maybe he did it, maybe he didn't cases,'.

  5. Bette Davis:

    To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to seat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.


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