dunker

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noun dunk·er \ˈdəŋ-kər\

Definition of dunker

  1. :  one that dunks; especially :  a basketball player who makes dunk shots

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Origin and Etymology of dunker

1dunk


First Known Use: 1919


Dunker

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noun Dun·ker \ˈdəŋ-kər\
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Dunkard

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Definition of Dunker

  1. :  a member of the Church of the Brethren or any of several other originally German Baptist denominations practicing trine immersion and love feasts and refusing to take oaths or to perform military service

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Origin and Etymology of dunker

Pennsylvania German Dunker, from dunke


First Known Use: 1744


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