The definition of a kite is a predatory bird with a forked tail and pointed wings that hunts for food while flying during the day.(noun)
An example of a kite is a large forked tail bird eating a dead animal in the road.
A kite is defined as a light weight, framed piece of fabric or paper attached to a roll of string that is flown in the air by wind currents.(noun)
An example of a kite is a brightly colored dragon being flown in the air on a breezy day in the park.
Kite means to issue a check for more than the balance in the checking account.(verb)
An example of kite is to issue a check for $100 when there is only $25 in the account.
See kite in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE cyta, akin to MLowG kuten, to gossip < IE echoic base *gou-, to scream > Gr goan, to moan
See kite in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English, bird of prey
Origin: , from Old English cȳta.
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