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ˈnɪn dʒəNin·ja

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ninjanoun

    a member of the ninja who were trained in martial arts and hired for espionage or sabotage or assassinations; a person skilled in ninjutsu

  2. ninjanoun

    a class of 14th century Japanese who were trained in martial arts and were hired for espionage and assassinations

Wiktionary

  1. ninjanoun

    A person trained primarily in stealth, espionage, assassination and the Japanese martial art of ninjutsu.

  2. ninjanoun

    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.

  3. ninjanoun

    Juggalo version of the epithet "nigga".

    What up, my ninja!

  4. ninjaverb

    To act in the manner of a ninja, especially in the areas of speed and power.

  5. ninjaverb

    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!

  6. ninjaverb

    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.

Freebase

  1. Ninja

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninja in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Ninja in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Ninja in a Sentence

  1. Martha Miele:

    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 don’t think it would be healthy to do so.

  2. Genichi Mitsuhashi:

    Iga is where ninja used to live, the climate of this area created the very nature of ninja.

  3. Soleil Ewok Wheeler:

    Gender doesn't matter in this. The important thing is to support each other while you're playing, so I felt really cool, it was a really unique experience. But I wanted to show Ninja that anyone can play. Male, female, it doesn't matter.

  4. James Herring:

    I see a guy in a race car souped-up. I see a tower that he built. I see him holding his gun; he’s a deer hunter. I see him with a magician and I see him as a Ninja Turtle ... nothing violent.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    The basis and power of evil in egoism is the great destructive lie of evil, it gives strength to money, because of it, hidden and open meaningless wars between people will never end. The wars of different minds will never end, it looks like Uncle Ho's tavern in the middle of a bamboo forest, and every mind is there, they all fight among themselves in different styles, all kinds of martial arts: Kong fu, Wushu styles: tiger, monkey, praying mantis, panda, crane, snakes, dragon, Drunken Master Style emitting a drunken fire breath, dexterously wielding a bamboo stick for battle, Aikido, Karate, Boxing, Wrestling, Taekwondo, Sambo, Sumo, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu, Fencing, Wrestling, Capoeira, as well as Samurai, Ninja, and arm wrestling theories, etc., with words and actions, we senselessly fight each other, all these are children of selfishness that leads us to cannibalism, only the words of the Lord God are truth, which must be correctly understood and understood, the rest is childish babble of the human race. Nazism and racism, homosexuality, and lesbianism, feminism and sexism, all this is inherent only in animals, but not in humans, all people are brothers and sisters who should love and appreciate each other as we all descended from Adam and Eve. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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