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
The darkest, the craziest, the most ninja of all ninjas to live. Foluké, he would round house kick you from Reading to China. He invented the round house kick and other ninjas stole it like Bruce Lee and Chuck Noris, these guys have nothing on Foluké.
Shit! Can you see that?
See what?
Its that Ninja! He calls himself Foluké
Oh yeh! What a bad ass mother fucker!
by Macaroon 555 May 01, 2010
Abbreviation for No Income, No Job Assests.
"damn i screwed myself over when i married that ninja!"
by GTFO . December 21, 2008
A slang term, made famous by the rap group the Insane Clown Posse, meaning Homie, or freind
Juggalo 1: What up, Ninja?
Juggalo 2: Not Much,Homie, Got some Faygo?
by Matt Stegall June 19, 2007
A member of a class of 14th-century Japanese mercenary agents who were trained in the martial arts and hired for covert operations such as assassination and sabotage.

Acronym: Need Information Now Just Ask. A person who is an expert at something, or carries a great deal of knowledge about a particular thing.
The ninjas move swiftly through the palace.

Ask Daryl, he's the ninja to look for.
by Drewsef June 16, 2005
A word similar to nigga but for Asians.
Azn1: What's good Ninja?
Azn2: Nothing much my ninja.


Black guy: What's good my Asian nigga?
Azn: Burning trees ninja.
by Deflecto December 29, 2010
A special person dressed in a black outfit with only their eyes showing. They are very good with literature and are best known for their role in the religious society as priests
my friend is a ninja" "fo' realz? can they help me with my english paper?
by Mdiggy the deaf girl December 17, 2010
A racial slur directed towards a person of African-American decent. Used in place of nigger.
That ninja is being loud.
by ninjabirds September 21, 2010

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