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A high level ninja, highly trained in the art of stealth. Roughly translates into "Walker of Shadows" or "Warrior of the Night." These ninja were considered to be very powerful in both body and spirit.
He disappeared like a shinobi. In the blink of an eye, and only the sound of a muted whisper, he was gone.
by Tsumetashi Setsubun January 21, 2006
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Paper product used as a barrier against unwanted messes, such as the liner at the bottom of a bird cage.
Please put a New York Times under that before it gets all over the place.
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in the old days, pre 3d, a video game character so hard he could beat a tag team master chief, solid snake, jason bourne, and the entire delta squad from republic commando. a ninja with a cool ass sword and an infinite supply of shurikens, sometimes confused with ninja gaiden, who was his SNES equivalent.
by Snowman McKnives June 04, 2005
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A anti-social, typically alcohol-induced maneuver whereby a person will make a stealthy retreat from the bar or party without letting any of his or her friends know. This move is usually employed later on in the night when the person has had too many drinks and doesn't want to deal with telling everyone goodbye. Coined after the "throw a smoke bomb and retreat" method used by ninjas.
Brad: "Yo man, what happened to you at the bar last night, our crew got called up to do a karaoke song and you were nowhere to be found?"

Todd: "Yeah I was sort of drunk and just decided to leave."

Brad: "Dude, you totally pulled a Shinobi!"
by malkneil August 29, 2011
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Used to be one of the best ninja games for the Sega Genesis, now it's just some generic 3D hack-n-slash game for the Playstation2 where Joe Musashi (the main character) now looks like a Strider ripoff.
Revenge of Shinobi (1989), Shadow Dancer (1991), Shinobi 3 (1993).
by AYB July 19, 2003
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1) Urban version of the traditional Ninja (see Ninja ).

2) 337 pwn m4574 that gets what he wants.

3) A person who's lifestyle that is characterized by stealth.
"The shinobi hit that store pretty hard"
by Zwei Asakura October 28, 2004
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verb. To survive the detonation of an explosive device or booby trap by jumping out of the way of the blast radius to avoid damage.
"Dude, did you just see me shinobi that claymore?"
by -OBrien May 15, 2008
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