a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations; a person skilled in ninjutsu
a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations
A person trained primarily in stealth, espionage, assassination and the Japanese martial art of ninjutsu.
A Mongolian amateurish private miner (mainly for gold); after the shape of the plastic bowls used to wash metal ore with mercury, roughly resembling one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Juggalo version of the epithet "nigga".
What up, my ninja!
To act in the manner of a ninja, especially in the areas of speed and power.
To claim an item in a game by abusing game mechanics, often despite having no real need for the item or ability to use it.
That damn warrior ninja'd an epic-quality wand even though he can't even use it!
To post a response on a message board immediately before someone else unknowingly posts a response saying the same thing.
When I answered the OP's question, I saw that Porthos had ninja'd me by posting the same answer just before I did.
A ninja or shinobi was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan who specialized in unorthodox warfare. The functions of the ninja included espionage, sabotage, infiltration, and assassination, and open combat in certain situations. Their covert methods of waging war contrasted the ninja with the samurai, who observed strict rules about honor and combat. The shinobi proper, a specially trained group of spies and mercenaries, appeared in the Sengoku or "warring states" period, in the 15th century, but antecedents may have existed in the 14th century, and possibly even in the 12th century. In the unrest of the Sengoku period, mercenaries and spies for hire became active in the Iga Province and the adjacent area around the village of Kōga, and it is from their ninja clans that much of our knowledge of the ninja is drawn. Following the unification of Japan under the Tokugawa shogunate, the ninja faded into obscurity, being replaced by the Oniwabanshū body of secret agents. A number of shinobi manuals, often centered around Chinese military philosophy, were written in the 17th and 18th centuries, most notably the Bansenshukai.
The numerical value of NINJA in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of NINJA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I ca n’t stop him from playing ninja turtles. I ca n’t stop him from doing these things and I do n’t think it would be healthy to do so.
I ca n’t stop him from pretending to be a super hero, i ca n’t stop him from playing ninja turtles. I ca n’t stop him from doing these things and I do n’t think it would be healthy to do so.
Taking them into a pro-life, abortion discussion (was) very poor taste and judgment, i would not want my four-year-old going to that forum. He can't fully comprehend that stuff. He likes dinosaurs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Transformers.
And right then, there must have been around nine vehicles pull up screeching, doors opening before vehicles even stop. I got a Suburban about 15 yards off to my right, Ninja turtles jumping out, AR15s, everything, and I just go, 'Oh, that's what that was.'.
These are the product of a lot of patience and a lot of trial and error, for me, though, I link this back to my childhood. I've always made things out of stuff you'd otherwise put in the bin. My currency was toilet roll tubes and cereal boxes. I would make fortresses for my action figures out all sorts of things. Cleaned out tin cans with both ends opened made perfect sewer pipes for Teenage Mutant Ninja turtle action figures.
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- نينجا, النينجاArabic
- 忍者, 忍びJapanese
- нинџа, nindžaSerbo-Croatian
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