Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dunk

1 sense of dunk

Sense 1
dunk, dunk shot, stuff shot -- (a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket)
       => basketball shot -- (throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dunk

3 senses of dunk

Sense 1
dunk, dip, souse, plunge, douse -- (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")
       => immerse, plunge -- (thrust or throw into; "Immerse yourself in hot water")

Sense 2
dunk -- (make a dunk shot, in basketball; "He dunked the ball")
       => shoot -- (throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball")

Sense 3
dunk, dip -- (dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce")
       => eat -- (take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?")

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