|Origin:||dunke, from Middle High German dunken|
to quickly put something into a liquid and take it out again, especially something you are eating:
Jill dunked her ginger biscuit in her tea.
I dunked my head under the water and scrubbed at my hair.
2DSS [transitive] American English
to push someone under water for a short time as a joke [= duck British English]
3DSO [intransitive and transitive]
to jump up by the basket and throw the ball down into it in basketball