HyperDic: dunk

English > 4 senses of the word dunk:
VERBcontactdunk, dip, souse, plunge, douseimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
contactdunkmake a dunk shot, in basketball
consumptiondunk, dipdip into a liquid / liquid while eating
NOUNactdunk, dunk shot, stuff shota basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
dunk > pronunciation
Soundsdah'ngk
Rhymesbunk ... trunk: 19 rhymes with ahngk...
English > dunk: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket.
Synonymsdunk shot, stuff shot
Narrowerslam dunkA forceful dunk
Broaderbasketball shotThrowing the basketball toward the hoop
Spanishdunk
Catalandunk
Verbsdunkmake a dunk shot, in basketball
English > dunk: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningimmerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdip, souse, plunge, douse
Narrowerdabbledip a foot or hand briefly into a liquid / liquid
dip, douse, duckdip into a liquid / liquid
sopdip into liquid / liquid
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Spanishbañar, empapar, meter en agua, mojar, poner en remojo, remojar, rociar, sumergir, zambullir
Catalanamarar, banyar, mullar, ruixar
NounsDunkardan adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion)
English > dunk: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningmake a dunk shot, in basketball.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He dunked the ball"
Categorybasketball, basketball game, hoopsA game / game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players
Narrowerslam-dunkmake a slam dunk
BroadershootThrow or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
Spanishlanzar un mate, realizar una volcada
Nounsdunka basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
English > dunk: 4 senses > verb 3, consumption
Meaningdip into a liquid / liquid while eating.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce"
Synonymdip
Broaderimmerse, plungethrust or throw into
Spanishmojar, remojar
Catalansubmergir

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