dunk
Pronunciation Verb

dunk (dunks, present participle dunking; past and past participle dunked)

  1. To submerge briefly in a liquid.
    I like to dunk my donut in my apple cider.
  2. To set down carelessly.
    Parents shouldn't just dunk their kids in front of the TV.
  3. (ambitransitive, basketball) To put the ball directly downward through the hoop while grabbing onto the rim with power.
    The center spun quickly and dunked the ball with authority.
  4. (intransitive, internet slang) To put down on social media [+ on#English|on (object)].
Translations
  • Russian: мака́ть
Translations Noun

dunk (plural dunks)

  1. The act of dunking, particularly in basketball.
    The point guard threaded a pass with pinpoint precision to the power forward for an easy dunk.
Translations Related terms
Dunk
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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