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1.
Mild slang for drunk, when the afflicted person cannot walk straight. Reference to the natural wobbling gait of a newt.

See also As pissed as a newt and As nissed as a pewt.
Look at John, he's totally newted.
by ud40 March 11, 2005
 
2.
When a statement or question is answered in such a way a to make the person making the statement or asking the question seem uninformed.
John said that his computer was broken so I newted him by picking up the unplugged power cable and asking how he expected it work without electricity.
by wolfmanmos January 22, 2012