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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brady Henderson:

    Not a slam dunk, but we ’re confident that we can win on the federal court level.

  2. Josh Douglas:

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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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