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dunk

dunk

 
pronunciation:
duhngk
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: dunked, dunking, dunks
definition 1: to immerse in a liquid.
similar words:
dip, douse, duck, immerse, sink, soak
definition 2: to wet in a liquid in preparation for eating.
I like to dunk cookies in milk.
similar words:
dip
definition 3: to push (a basketball) forcefully through the hoop from above.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to immerse something in a liquid.
similar words:
dip, douse
derivation: dunker (n.)
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