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ninja

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noun nin·ja \ˈnin-jə, -(ˌ)jä\

Simple Definition of ninja

  • : a fighter who is trained in the Japanese martial arts

Full Definition of ninja

plural ninja also ninjas

  1. :  a person trained in ancient Japanese martial arts and employed especially for espionage and assassinations

Origin of ninja

Japanese, from nin- persevere, conceal, move stealthily + -ja person


First Known Use: 1964


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