1. [ verb ] immerse briefly into a liquid so as to wet, coat, or saturate
Synonyms: dip douse plunge souse

"dip the garment into the cleaning solution" "dip the brush into the paint"

Related terms: immerse dabble sop dip dipper ducking drenching dip
2. [ verb ] (food) dip into a liquid while eating; as of bread in a soup or sauce
Synonyms: dip
Related terms: eat dip
3. [ verb ] (sport,basketball) make a dunk shot, in basketball

"He dunked the ball".

Related terms: shoot slam-dunk basketball
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 27758
5. [ noun ] (sport,basketball) a basketball shot in which the basketball is propelled downward into the basket
Synonyms: stuff_shot dunk_shot
Related terms: basketball_shot slam_dunk slam-dunk
Similar spelling:   dunnock