Thesaurus > Related Words: dunk

  Words related to dunk

Related / Similar Words: dunk shot, stuff shot, dip, souse, plunge, douse

 

Definition:
  • a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket;
  • dip into a liquid while eating; "She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce";
  • 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";
  • make a dunk shot, in basketball; "He dunked the ball";

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    Hyponyms: slam dunk, sop, dip, douse, duck, dabble, slam-dunk

     

    Derivational Morphology: dip, dipper, submersion, immersion, ducking, dousing, plunge, plunger, plumber's helper, drenching, soaking, souse, sousing, Dunker, Dunkard, Tunker, dunk shot, stuff shot

     

     
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