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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).

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Also called dunk, stuff shot.

Origin of dunk shot

First recorded in 1965–70

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