v. To dominate another, often in online gaming.
Originally a misspelling, 'pwn' has come to also be considered a contraction of the 'Perfect Own" of an opponent.
History: Pwn first surfaced in online play in 1992 - 1993 when MMORPG
s were better known as MUD
s. Pwn reached it's peak as a standard term amongst game players around the time of Bungie
Pwn has been absorbed into other common online-originating language mediums since then, such as Leet Speak
Pwning, Pwnage, Pwned (past tense), Pwnt (past tense).