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kiteflying

[ kahyt-flahy-ing ]
/ ˈkaɪtˌflaɪ ɪŋ /
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noun
an act or instance of flying a kite.
the sport or hobby of flying kites.
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Also called kiting.

Origin of kiteflying

First recorded in 1795–1805; kite + flying

OTHER WORDS FROM kiteflying

kiteflier, kiteflyer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for kiteflying

kite flying

noun
commerce the practice of drawing cheques on deposits which are already committed, assuming that the delay in clearing the cheque will allow time to replenish the accountAlso called: kiting
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