a played out word used by WOW players and other general losers that live on their computers in a fantasy world they created for themselves. they seem to believe what they do online in these various games has some bearing on real life. users of this word are usually picked on in school or their work place and look up to people like the columbine and va tech killers as their idols. this is due to the fact they think they can talk to people in real life the same they do on their little games. reality then sets in and making actually human friends outside of their virtual world becomes immensely difficult.
loser: i totally pwn'd that guy!
me: shut the fuck up...get off that computer and get a life! and for the record you don't "OWN" shit...bitch.
by my little PWNy November 17, 2007
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PWN (verb)

1. An act of dominating an opponent.

2. Great, ingenious; applied to methods and objects.

Originally dates back to the days of WarCraft, when a map designer mispelled "Own" as "Pwn". What was originally supose to be "player has been owned." was "player has been pwned".

Pwn eventually grew from there and is now used throughout the online world, especially in online games.
1. "I pwn these guys on battlenet"

2. "This strategy pwns!" or "This game pwn."
by Tactical Ghost September 01, 2003
Perfect ownage. Flawless victory. Schooled. Lesson taught. Owned beyond conventional words, and so excited about it, it's mistyped. Usually proceeded by noob.
We totally pwned them 2v2@LT~!
I pwn him, stupid noob.
Pwn the no0bzz!
by f.ucktard January 06, 2004
Stemming from the misspelling of the word "owns", being that the "p" key is right next to the "o" key. It does not mean the possesive "owns", but as in a form of domination, such as in a game or sport.
Dude, he pwns you at Halo.
He pwns all of you at basketball.
I pwn your sister... all night long.
by Mike November 03, 2003
Pronunciation: (pôn) Originally a misspelling of the word own, as in to totally have a skillful advantage over someone or something pwn is to more than just own; to pwn.
I pwn you you at Street Fighter.
by Archetype November 29, 2002
The word Pwn was originally a typo from when the writer wanted to say Own. Pwn is commonly used in internet games, for example: Counter-Strike. Pwn is used to explain that the player was badly beaten.
"He got pwned by the other team"
by Nick Gerrard February 07, 2005
A word, originating from a mispelled version of the word "own", used to describe a dominance of one person over another, usually in a video game.
"Killing Spree!!"
"AHHA! I PWN JOOR N00B ASSES!!"
by Graeme Howe March 30, 2005
pwn (vt. or vi.) 1. to defeat (someone)thoroughly or to a great extent 2. to outdo or outmatch (someone) past tense - pwnt or pwned ( ? < leet speak/gaming terminology p + (o)wn)
"I totally pwned." "That was pwning." "You got pwnt!"
by DJ May 04, 2003

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