1. [ noun ] plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
Related terms: plaything box_kite sport_kite kite_tail
2. [ noun ] (writing,banking) a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
Related terms: check
3. [ noun ] (writing,banking) a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
Related terms: check
4. [ verb ] fly a kite

"Kids were kiting in the park" "They kited the Red Dragon model"

Related terms: fly
5. [ verb ] (transportation) soar or fly like a kite

"The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"

Related terms: glide air_travel
6. [ verb ] get credit or money by using a bad check

"The businessman kited millions of dollars"

Related terms: obtain
7. [ verb ] increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently

"He kited many checks"

Related terms: increase
8. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 5442
9. [ noun ] (zoology) any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
Related terms: hawk swallow-tailed_kite black_kite white-tailed_kite Accipitridae
Similar spelling:   Kit