kite kite  /ˈkaɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bank check that has been fraudulently altered to increase its face value
  2. (n) a bank check drawn on insufficient funds at another bank in order to take advantage of the float
  3. (n) plaything consisting of a light frame covered with tissue paper; flown in wind at end of a string
  4. (n) any of several small graceful hawks of the family Accipitridae having long pointed wings and feeding on insects and small animals
  5. (v) increase the amount (of a check) fraudulently
  6. (v) get credit or money by using a bad check
  7. (v) soar or fly like a kite
  8. (v) fly a kite

Usage(s):

  1. Boys preparing to fight their kites in Kabul.
  2. When Andy Wardley first started entering kite-flying competitions back in the mid-1990s, hardly anyone was doing elaborate tricks.
  3. He proved by flying a kite that lightning was electricity, and he invented a rod to tame it.

News

  1. U.S. Open Past Champions Confidential Extra: Ray Floyd, Andy North, Tom Kite join our panel

    We convened a special PGA Tour Confidential roundtable of former U.S. Open champions including Tom Kite, Ray Floyd and Andy North (pictured) to talk about this year's tournament, memories from their own victories, the belly putter ban and more.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Golf Magazine

  2. Alameda: Firefighters rescue kite surfer

    Firefighters arrived on the 1800 block of Shore Line Drive around 7:20 p.m. and found a kite surfer about a half mile out in the bay, according to authorities. A rescue crew in a boat brought the surfer and his kite and board back to shore safely, according to the Alameda Fire Department.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: San Jose Mercury News

  3. Alameda fire crews rescue distressed kite surfer

    Firefighters were able to rescue a kite surfer who got stuck in the San Francisco Bay, just off the shore in Alameda, Saturday evening, fire officials said. Crews responded to a report of a kite surfer in distress at the Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach, near the 1800 block of Shore Line Drive, at about 7:20 p.m., according to fire officials. When firefighters arrived, they located the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: KTVU

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Quotes

  1. "Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Tom Kite, Tiger Woods ...... me," he said, smiling. "I'm not sure I belong on that list."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Phil Mickelson Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "It's been a special few weeks," McDowell said. "To win in Wales and to come here and win, I can't describe how I feel. There's not too many bad golfers on this trophy. To join an elite list of names such as Tom Kite, Tom Watson, Tiger Woods,...
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Graeme McDowell Source: ESPN.co.uk

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