from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • intransitive v. Basketball To make a slam dunk.
  • transitive v. Basketball To shoot (the ball) in a slam dunk.
  • transitive v. To make a forceful dramatic move against (another): "They've stopped slam-dunking each other and begun designing strategies with the ... aim of moving those on welfare into decent jobs” ( David L. Kirp).

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  • n. Alternative form of slam dunk.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make a forceful move against
  • v. make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk


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