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dunk shot

noun, Basketball.
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).
Also called dunk, stuff shot.
Origin of dunk shot
First recorded in 1965-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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