English to Afrikaans Meaning :: kite

vlieër
Kite :
vlieër
- vlieërkitedvlieërsvliegeren
 

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

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(1) We managed to get a clear downwind start with the kite up.(2) Despite one close call when it dropped so far that the line briefly got caught in the branches of a tree, I kept the kite airborne for the best part of half an hour.(3) Initially, they could not figure out if the bird was a kite or an eagle.(4) They can glide with wings held level, and kite (soar on the wind without flapping wings) and hover in moderate winds.(5) A large crowd of spectators gathered to watch multi-coloured kites of all shapes and sizes soaring and looping over the town.(6) He was up to his ears in debt - always kiting checks before payday.(7) Small children ran about with kites or pet dogs, their nannies close behind.(8) When the inter-bank settlement system temporarily fails to clear transactions banks are effectively ÔÇÿbouncing or kiting checksÔÇÖ to each other.(9) Proponents claimed that the improved stork habitat would benefit the kites as well, which also frequented that area.(10) Hundreds of wary eyes view me with suspicion as I begin taking pictures, kiting back and forth in the tide.(11) We have computer programmers, doctors and professors in the club who enjoy kiting because to do it well you need to put everything else from your mind.(12) The full effect of a strong Westerly with accompanying big Atlantic seas was felt on the second day when the race officer ordered small kites to be used.(13) I resolved to press for the release of all the names of those who kited checks at the Bank.(14) To date 42 young kites have been released into the wild from a secret site located on the Harewood Estate, near Leeds.(15) The book opens with Blanche White in jail for unsuccessfully kiting checks to buy groceries with.(16) Alex said that when he was about six, he remembers hiking to the top of a mountain with his grandparents and flying kites with his grandfather.
Related Words
(1) fly a kite ::
vlieg 'n vlieër
(2) to fly a kite ::
om 'n vlieër te vlieg
(3) high as a kite ::
hoog as 'n vlieër
(4) box kite ::
boks vlieër
Synonyms
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1. kite ::
vlieër
2. paper kite ::
papier vlieër
3. cloth kite ::
lap vlieër
4. hawk ::
smous
5. kestrel ::
Valk
6. mew ::
mew
7. mare ::
merrie
8. meanie ::
meanie
10. fly away ::
vlieg weg
11. fly ::
vlieg
12. plane ::
vliegtuig
13. wing ::
vleuel
14. wave ::
golf
15. soar ::
styg
17. crate ::
krat
Antonyms
1. prey ::
prooi
Different Forms
kite, kited, kites, kiting
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

New kite.

New KITE.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6


- Kites ho.
- We\'re heading out for some kite fighting.

- Kites ho. - We're heading out for some KITE fighting.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6


It\'s not just the kite thing.

It's not just the KITE thing.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6


He will, Saul.
He\'s probably high as a kite

He will, Saul. He's probably high as a KITE

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 13


An Indian kite my brother sent
to me from New Delhi.

An Indian KITE my brother sent to me from New Delhi.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 6


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