Kite (noun)

  1. A toy or sports equipment consisting of a light frame with cloth or paper wings, flown in the wind at the end of a long string.
  2. A bird of prey with long, narrow wings and a forked tail, typically seen hovering or gliding in the air.
  3. A message, especially a request or demand, sent to someone in a roundabout or indirect way.


Old english cyta, of germanic origin; related to dutch and german kite.


  1. The children were flying kites in the park.
  2. She spotted a kite flying high in the sky.
  3. I sent him a kite, asking if he could lend me some money.
  4. The company sent out a feeler kite to gauge interest in the project.
  5. The kite festival was a colorful display of kites of all shapes and sizes.
Some random words: suspend, treacly, chairperson