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verb [T] uk   /dʌŋk/ us  

dunk verb [T] (INTO LIQUID)

to put a biscuit, piece of bread, etc. into a liquid such as tea or soup for a short time before eating it: She dunked a biscuit in her tea.Biting, chewing and swallowingEating informal to put something into liquid for a short time: Dunk the sponge in water every now and then to stop it from drying out.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing

dunk verb [T] (BASKETBALL)

US to slam-dunkBasketball, netball and volleyballGeneral terms used in ball sports
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