Synonyms for dunk

Synonyms for (noun) dunk

Synonyms: stuff shot, dunk, dunk shot

Definition: a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket

Similar words: basketball shot

Definition: throwing the basketball toward the hoop

Usage: his shot hit the rim and bounced out

Synonyms for (verb) dunk

Synonyms: dip, dunk

Definition: dip into a liquid while eating

Usage: She dunked the piece of bread in the sauce

Similar words: eat

Definition: take in solid food

Usage: She was eating a banana; What did you eat for dinner last night?


Synonyms: souse, dunk, dip, douse, plunge

Definition: immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate

Usage: dip the garment into the cleaning solution; dip the brush into the paint

Similar words: plunge, immerse

Definition: thrust or throw into

Usage: Immerse yourself in hot water


Synonyms: dunk

Definition: make a dunk shot, in basketball

Usage: He dunked the ball

Similar words: shoot

Definition: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective

Usage: shoot craps; shoot a golf ball