Pronunciation: (dungk),[key] —v.t. 1. to dip (a doughnut, cake, etc.) into coffee, milk, or the like, before eating.
2. to submerge in a liquid: She dunked the curtains in the dye. 3. Basketball.to attempt to thrust (a ball) through the basket using a dunk shot.
—v.i. 1. to dip or submerge something, oneself, etc., in a liquid: She thinks it's vulgar to dunk. Let's dunk in the pool before dinner. 2. Basketball.to execute or attempt a dunk shot.
—n. 1. any flavorful sauce, dip, gravy, etc., into which portions of food are dipped before eating.
2. Basketball.See dunk shot.