Translation of kite in Spanish:

kite

cometa, n.

Pronunciation: /kaɪt//kʌɪt/

noun

  • 1

    (toy)
    cometa masculine
    barrilete masculine River Plate
    papalote masculine Central America Cuba Mexico
    papagayo masculine Venezuela
    volantín masculine Chile
    go fly a kite! ¡vete a freír espárragos!
    • to be as high as a kite estar totalmente colocado / volado
    • to fly a kite remontar un barrilete
  • 2

    (bird)
    milano masculine

transitive verb

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    to kite a check presentar un cheque sin fondos
    • A large crowd of spectators gathered to watch multi-coloured kites of all shapes and sizes soaring and looping over the town.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Small children ran about with kites or pet dogs, their nannies close behind.
    • Kids were flying kites and men were playing soccer.
    • Apparently a few years back there were only six pairs of breeding kites in the UK (in mid-Wales, I believe), but thankfully they have been thriving and multiplying since then.
    • Proponents claimed that the improved stork habitat would benefit the kites as well, which also frequented that area.
    • To date 42 young kites have been released into the wild from a secret site located on the Harewood Estate, near Leeds.
    • Today, in a scene the Victorians would have recognised, kites can be seen flying 50 ft above villages in the Chilterns.
    • Initially, they could not figure out if the bird was a kite or an eagle.
    • He claims the kites interact with pheasants without any problems, and many gamekeepers in the area are supportive of the birds.