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English definition of “kite”
/kaɪt/ verb [I or T] US informal BANKING, LAW
› to illegally write a cheque on one account, which does not contain enough money to pay it, and deposit it another, taking the money from the second before it is discovered that the cheque is bad: He was indicted for kiting checks at United Bank. The broker was jailed for a kiting scheme.
› to use stolen cheques: Anybody who knows that people are kiting cheques invoices should resign. → Compare check kiting