Adjective "Kite" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Kite


    Definition:

    1. a light frame covered with some thin material, to be flown in the wind at the end of a long string.

    2. any of several small birds of the hawk family Accipitridae that have long, pointed wings, feed on insects, carrion, reptiles, rodents, and birds, and are noted for their graceful, gliding flight.Compare black kite, swallow-tailed kite, white-tailed kite.

    3. Nautical. flying kite.

    4. Finance. a check drawn against uncollected or insufficient funds, as for redepositing, with t

    Origin:
    kite

    Examples:

    "strings can be kite."