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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. Brady Henderson:

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

  3. Josh Douglas:

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

  4. Phillip Arnold:

    I’m not going to say that it’s not something it’s a slam dunk that we’re going to be able to get rid of if it shows up.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of slam-dunk

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