slam dunk

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See also: slamdunk and slam-dunk


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slam dunk (plural slam dunks)

  1. (basketball) An impressively forceful dunk.
  2. (colloquial, idiomatic) A task expected to present no difficulty, a piece of cake.
    As long as you get the vice president's approval first, it'll be a slam dunk.
  3. (yachting) Tacking on top of the wind of the following yacht in close quarters




slam dunk (third-person singular simple present slam dunks, present participle slam dunking, simple past and past participle slam dunked)

  1. To perform a slam dunk.

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