What does slam-dunk mean?

Definitions for slam-dunk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slam dunk(noun)

    something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion

    "predicting his success was a slam dunk"

  2. slam dunk(verb)

    a forceful dunk

  3. slam-dunk(verb)

    make a forceful move against

    "the electronic travel market is slam-dunking traditional travel agencies"

  4. slam-dunk(verb)

    make a slam dunk; shoot a basketball in a slam dunk


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slam-dunk in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slam-dunk in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ada Hamosh:

    Sometimes it's a slam dunk where everyone has the same thing and you can party.

  2. Josh Douglas:

    It's not a slam dunk either way. I think the constitutional arguments are very difficult for him.

  3. Colin Bole:

    There is no government subsidy or funding whatsoever. It is a perfectly normal commercial deal, i can assure you Air Canada is no slam-dunk customer.

  4. Kian Saneii:

    It’s such a slam dunk, those places have to have a TV in each room anyway. So this reduces staff inefficiencies. They can check in with patients remotely, and they can even have loved ones check in on them.

  5. Harry Reid:

    They're very hopeful but this isn't anything that's a slam dunk. I had serious injury to my eye, there's blood accumulated there, and they're hoping that resolves itself. As long as the blood is in the eye it's hard to see.

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