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Samurai vs Shinobi - What's the difference?

samurai | shinobi |

As nouns the difference between samurai and shinobi

is that samurai is in feudal Japan, a soldier of noble birth who followed the code of bushido and served a daimyo while shinobi is a male ninja.

samurai

Noun

(en-noun)
  • In feudal Japan, a soldier of noble birth who followed the code of bushido and served a daimyo.
  • Anagrams

    * English invariant nouns ----

    shinobi

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A male ninja.
  • Synonyms

    * ninja

    Coordinate terms

    * kunoichi (a female ninja) * ninja (a warrior that practices ninjitsu) * ninjutsu/ninjitsu (the martial art of a ninja)

    See also

    * (Ninja) ----