Definition of ninja in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɪndʒə/


1A person skilled in the Japanese art of ninjutsu.
Example sentences
  • To prepare for the role of a ninja, Prout began martial arts training a few weeks before filming began.
  • The nunchaku popularised in Bruce Lee films and used by Japanese ninjas is only meant to be used by experts in combat sports.
  • I thought before starting research that the martial arts traditions associated with the ninjas would provide a lot of good material.
1.1 [often with modifier] informal A person who excels in a particular skill or activity: the courses vary—you don’t have to be a computer ninja to apply
More example sentences
  • Whether you're an email marketing ninja in training, or training ninjas of your own, connecting with your current customers is key in keeping them happy.
  • My goal as marketing ninja is to get Thomas to spend less time in London, and more time on a plane, visiting his other ports of call.
  • Jim's team of marketing ninjas offer a full range of Internet marketing services including link building services and social media branding.


Japanese, literally 'spy'.

Words that rhyme with ninja

cringer, ginger, impinger, infringer, injure, whinger, winger

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