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A term that developed as a typo of "own", appearing in various games. Later, it referred to the complete and total destruction or "ownage" of an opponent. Nowadays, it has no genuine meaning and has been seen as punctuation.
Old usage: "Dude, you just totally pwned that guy"
Later usage: "0mg 1 kil u!!11!1! pwnt"
Current usage: A:"If you work on your aim, you will get more kills." B: "pwnt" C: "Yeah, I suppose we need to learn." B: "OMG LURNIN IS FAEL pwnt pwnt pwnt"
by Pepsiman May 19, 2009
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1. Act of being superior to other person; dominating or humiliating an opponent

2. Being excellent or perfect in owning

Commonly used for Internet video games to tease defeated enemy. Typo for "own", therefore, it is a slang for own. Usually aimed at noobs. Many, many noobs.
1. "Dude, you just got pwned by the doctor. Dr. Doctor"

2. "Shut up you nooby noob. I PWNED YOU IN THAT GAME."
by PO.THE.TELETUBBY<333 November 15, 2011
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To completely dominate an opponent, usually in video games.

To beat beyond recognition.

To make someone your bitch.

Often used with the slang "Noob"
I pwn Rick because he is a noob.

Rick is a total noob at everything, so i pwn him.
by M.D.S. August 15, 2005
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Post Work Nap (abbreviation)
Mark: What did you do last night?
Moira: Went straight home and had a PWN and woke up just in time to watch some Real Housewives.
by pwner3000 April 17, 2017
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Started with a spelling error in Warcraft where a message that was supposed to say "Player has been owned" was mis-spelled to "Player has been pwned"

It's spread from there, taking on different forms such as pwnd pwnage pwns or pwnd

1) used in a game when someone has totally pwnd, usually against an inexperienced or less experienced player.

2) used to describe an epicly amazing item

3) used by computer nerds who cant think of anything else to say to diss someone else's mom.
1) "dude, u ttly pwnd that n00b"
2) "omfg! that cape is so pwnage!
3) "I pwned ur mom last night! Stfu noob!"
by Asmonder May 13, 2009
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It originated fromthe word "own" but since the P is right next to the O people confuse them. People in internet games would say "I'm gonna own you!" which would mean "I'm gonna beat you at this." or something to theat extent.
I'll pwn you at that game!
by Francis Ramoin April 30, 2003
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This originated from people misspelling "own." Own is a verb. It is used in online video games. Usually in FPS or RTS games when someone is killed or beaten in a game by another person in the game. If you tell someone you just killed, "You just got pwned!" Then they will take it very offensively. It was made popular when an employee from "Battle.net" made an error while he was making a map, and he spelled "own" as "pwn", and that is when people started pronouncing it incorrectly as "pone."
"There is no one that Ferratto can not pwn in an FPS video game."
by Brian Ferratto April 11, 2006
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