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dunk shot

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noun Basketball.
  1. a shot in which a player near the basket jumps with the ball and thrusts it through the basket with one hand or both hands held above the rim.See also slam dunk(def 1).

Origin of dunk shot

First recorded in 1965–70
Also called dunk, stuff shot.
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