Dunk - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dʌŋk|  American pronunciation of the word dunk
Brit.  |dʌŋk|  British pronunciation of the word dunk

noun

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

verb

- immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate (syn: dip, douse, plunge, souse)
- make a dunk shot, in basketball
- dip into a liquid while eating(syn: dip)

Examples

I like to dunk my doughnut in my coffee.

She dunked him while they were swimming.

He dunked the ladle into the soup.

He could dunk when he was 16.

The pass led to a dunk.

The children are allowed to dunk their bread in the soup.

Jill dunked her ginger biscuit in her tea.

I dunked my head under the water and scrubbed at my hair.

He dunked the ball

She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: dunk
he/she/it: dunks
present participle: dunking
past tense: dunked
past participle: dunked
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