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Shinobi vs. Ninja

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Shinobinoun

A male ninja.

Ninjanoun

A person trained in ninjutsu, especially (historical) one used for espionage, assassination, and other tasks requiring stealth during Japan's shogunate period.

Ninjanoun

(figurative) A person considered similarly skillful to the historical ninja, especially in covert or stealthy operation.

Ninjanoun

(figurative) A person considered to look like the historical ninja in some way, including amateur private miners.

Ninjanoun

syn of manas a friendly term of address.

‘What up, my ninja!''’;

Ninjaadjective

Of or related to ninjas in their various senses.

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Ninjaverb

(ambitransitive) To act or move like a ninja, particularly with regard to a combination of speed, power, and stealth.

Ninjaverb

syn of preempt: to supersede and invalidate a response by posting immediately before it.

‘When I hit post, I saw that Blue Emu had ninja'd me, so I just deleted my reply.’;

Ninjaverb

To claim an item through abuse of game mechanics.

‘That damn warrior ninja'd an epic-quality wand even though he can't even use it!’;

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

Ninjanoun

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

Ninjanoun

a person skilled in the Japanese art of ninjutsu.

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Ninjanoun

a person who excels in a particular skill or activity

‘the courses vary—you don't have to be a computer ninja to apply’;

Ninja

A ninja (忍者, Japanese pronunciation: [ɲiꜜɲdʑa]) or shinobi (忍び, [ɕinobi]) was a covert agent or mercenary in feudal Japan. The functions of a ninja included espionage, deception, and surprise attacks.

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