1. 1〔鳥〕a (black) kite
  1. 2〔鳶職の人〕a steeplejack, a scaffolding builder;〔消防士〕a fireman
  1. 鳶が鷹たかを生むA great person may be born of perfectly ordinary parents.
  1. 鳶色鳶色
  1. 鳶頭a head fireman
  1. 鳶口鳶口
  1. 1〔鳥〕a (black) kite ⇒とび(鳶)
  1. 2〔二重回し〕a cloak; an Inverness cape
    • 彼女はとんびに油揚げをさらわれた
    • Taken by surprise, she had her fortune [share] snatched away.
    • とんびに油揚げをさらわれたような顔で
    • with a stupid look of surprise