dunkfest

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dunk +‎ -fest

Noun[edit]

dunkfest ‎(plural dunkfests)

  1. (slang, rare, basketball) A game involving many dunks.
    • 2004, Timothy Harper, Doing Good: Inspirational Stories Of Everyday Americans At Home And At Work
      Another Ridgewood Y regular described seeing Dalton get into a trash-talking dunkfest on a tough playground in Miami.
    • 2006, Jimmy Black, Scott Fowler, Jimmy Black's Tales from the Tar Heels
      A WORTHY DUNKFEST: Worthy's 28 points in the game included five dunks.
    • 2007 February 19, Liz Robbins, “On Star-Studded Stage, Bryant Proves the Best”, in New York Times[1]:
      Bryant joined Julius Erving, Michael Jordan , Dominique Wilkins and Vince Carter as judges of the dunk contest Saturday night, an event that paled in comparison with Sunday night’s dunkfest, led by Bryant, Amare Stoudemire and Vince Carter.
    • 2007, Roland Lazenby, Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey
      The conclusion itself turned into the kind of dunkfest for bench players usually reserved for rec league blowouts.