Ninja were people of feudal japan trained in Ninpo or Ninjutsu. It was possible to use skills learned in assasination-which was done, but not coldly. Ninja's were japans peace keepers and information gathers-they would assasinate political powers that threatned peace of japan, and would often be recruited by a higher power (such as a warlord like Oda Nobunaga, or Ieyasu Tokugawa) to spy on enemy's and gather information. Ninja were originally called *Shinobi*, literally translating into a expert at information gathering. Ninja groups were divided into families and clans. The two regions were Ninjutsu developed and Ninja were founded were Iga and Koga provinces. there were roughly 53 subgroups of Koga and Iga. One of the most famous Ninja in history was Hattori Hanzo-a famous warlord and Ninja of Iga.
Random facts:
In 1676, the book Bansenshukai about Ninja methods was written by Fujibayashi Yasutake, a Samurai of Iga castle.
In 1681 the book Shoninki (correct Ninjutsu memories) was written by Fujibayashi Masatake.
In 1653 the book Ninpiden meaning secret teachings of Ninjutsu was written by Hattori Hanzo Yasunaga.
There were very few ninja-when oda nobunaga attacked Iga, 80 ninja fled.
Genbukan and Bujinkan are the only organizations keeping true Ninjutsu alive today.
Ninja didnt wear black very often-they wore deep red or dark green when on missions, and in winter snow, White.
Ninja were often Samurai too-afterall its only Title, not material.
Ninja didnt actually use straight swords much-only when they were desperate. After ninja had established themselves, they could use curved blades.
Other names used for ninja were Kancho, Shinobi, Kusa, Sppa, Rappa, Tsuppa, Mitsumoto(Kembun, Metsuke, Kaiken). Kyodan, Kanja, Choja, Shinobi no Mono, Onmitsu.
Ninja arent magical, they just understood sciences more advanced then the rest of the population of the time.
Ninja couldnt fly.
Ninja couldnt perform supernatural stunts.
Ninja can evade swords.
The Ninja stealthly entered his home.
by Ninpo-Bugei July 28, 2006
1.) verb: to take something that rightfully belongs to someone else, mostly in MMORPGs, such as wow; to steal
2.) noun: a player who practices ninja-ing against other players.
1.) "That jerk ninja'd the Assassination Blade, even though I won the roll!"
2.) "Don't group with that guy, he's a ninja looter!"
by Beleynn September 12, 2005
A non-word used by people who don't know that:
1. There are no plurals in Japanese and
2. Pluralizing Japanese nouns makes them sound like verbs.
Wrong: Ninjas are always fighting.

Right: There are about 8 ninja surrounding us.
by Zhaleskra March 10, 2007
A word used to avoid using the word nigga.
WTF are they doing, them ninjas is crazy!
by LittleDintheD April 01, 2007
Ancient Japanese warrior, well trained in the art of stealth. Some tools of the trade include shuriken, swords, daggers, and knives. Ninja were part of a clan.
"This isn't Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles!"
by Mad Walrus September 21, 2002
Mammals who fight all the time and whose sole purpose in life is to flip out and kill people.

Natural predators with only one enemy in nature, namely Pirates.
"Holy crap, that ninja is sooo freaking sweet!"
by dragonxero February 25, 2005

Basically another word for cool. Except cooler, as its the word Ninja. Similar to badass in defintion yet far more badass, i think the best explanation of this word is infact 'Ninja'.

This is going to happen. It's Inevitable. It's going to happen big.

It will grow and spread across the Internet like wild fire with a shuriken.
*Roundhouse Kicks someone through a wall*
"Woah that's so frickin' Ninja!"

*A very nice hat*
"That hat is so Ninja!"

*Walks on the grass when there is blatantly a sign with clear instructions not to*
"Shit, that dude is ninja."

*Prefers Pirates*
"What a queer"
by ThatNinjaguy November 14, 2009
v. the act of stealing, swooping, or snaking something. usually the person who has been ninja'd upon does not realize it for a little while, and then they are mad when they find out that something of theirs has been ninja'd.
Hey man you ninja'd my chair. Why the hell did you ninja my book, Jordan?
by CPepe September 20, 2005

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