dunk shot

noun

Definition of dunk shot

: a shot in basketball made by jumping high into the air and throwing the ball down through the basket

First Known Use of dunk shot

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Dunk shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dunk%20shot. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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