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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slam dunknoun

    something that is a sure to occur; a foregone conclusion

    "predicting his success was a slam dunk"

  2. slam dunkverb

    a forceful dunk

  3. slam-dunkverb

    make a forceful move against

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

  4. slam-dunkverb

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

Wikipedia

  1. slam-dunk

    Slam Dunk (stylized as SLAM DUNK) is a Japanese sports manga series written and illustrated by Takehiko Inoue. It was serialized in Shueisha's shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Jump from October 1990 to June 1996, with the chapters collected into 31 tankōbon volumes. It tells the story of a basketball team from Shōhoku High School in the Shōnan area of Japan. The manga was adapted into an anime television series by Toei Animation which aired from October 1993 to March 1996 and has been broadcast worldwide, enjoying much popularity particularly in Japan, several other Asian countries and Europe. Slam Dunk has 170 million copies in circulation, making it the seventh best-selling manga series in history. In 1994, it received the 40th Shogakukan Manga Award for the shōnen category. In 2010, Inoue received special commendations from the Japan Basketball Association for helping popularize basketball in Japan.

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  1. slam-dunk

    A slam-dunk is a term primarily used in basketball, referring to a shot in which a player jumps up and pushes the ball forcefully down through the net from above the rim. For a shot to be considered a slam-dunk, the player's hand must be at or above the level of the rim while shooting. This term is also used figuratively in various fields to denote a sure or certain thing, or an action that is easily accomplished.

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  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

Examples of slam-dunk in a Sentence

  1. Ada Hamosh:

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

  2. Jamal Khashoggi:

    That's as close to a smoking gun or a slam dunk as you'll ever come, but you're never going use that terminology per se.

  3. Josh Douglas:

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

  4. Brian Turmail:

    This is the worst kind of populism, given the fact that this administration has been aggressively pursuing sanctuary cities, this seems like an easy slam dunk.

  5. Dexter Thomas:

    The first wave of basketball in Japan was pushed forward by Slam Dunk, rui Hachimura, if he succeeds, its going to be another level.


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