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Synonyms for dunk
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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
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say dunk in sign language?

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How to use dunk in a sentence?

  1. Rian Whitton:

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

  2. Brian Turmail:

    This is the worst kind of populism, given the fact that this administration has been aggressively pursuing sanctuary cities, this seems like an easy slam dunk.

  3. Dexter Thomas:

    The first wave of basketball in Japan was pushed forward by Slam Dunk, rui Hachimura, if he succeeds, its going to be another level.

  4. Phillip Arnold:

    I’m not going to say that it’s not something it’s a slam dunk that we’re going to be able to get rid of if it shows up.

  5. Harry Reid:

    They're very hopeful but this isn't anything that's a slam dunk. I had serious injury to my eye, there's blood accumulated there, and they're hoping that resolves itself. As long as the blood is in the eye it's hard to see.


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