Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a kite (toy carried on the wind) or some aspect of one.
  • adj. Resembling a kite (bird of prey) or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

kite +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Along the way, he indulged his enthusiasm for early aviation, sticking kitelike biplanes into his pictures whenever he could.

    Talent Pool

  • Then ever-stronger gusts of wind start plucking at the panels, and the men are nearly whisked, kitelike, off the roof.

    Hurricane Season

  • These kitelike strips blow in the wind and add fantastic mirror-like flashes of light to the green and tan hillsides.

    JOIE DE VIVRE

  • Nevertheless, that size has to be mostly feathers, hollow bones-spidery, kitelike skeletons anchoring thin flesh.

    The Earth Book of Stormgate

  • Francesco Simeti's delicate kitelike constructions clung like pretty flotsam to the frescoed Baroque porticoes of the distinguished Archiginnasio, now a city library.

    artforum.com

  • Due to the fact flash doesn't have a "God" tool, I had to make my own rendition of Duckkite, which is the reason why he looks more ducklike, and less kitelike.

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