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The state of being defeated in a massive way, or the past tense of defeating someone massively.

The word "pwned" comes from the word "owned" which comes from the word "own", which comes from the word... "cat".
John was pwned at Black Ops, he didn't even know how to use the grenade launcher.
by Dick Chappy February 19, 2012
What happens to n00bs for trying to give an origination for the word pwned when its irrelevant to what it means. In the definition where the origins are from a warcraft misspell he is obviously a n00b because he didnt use the word in an example of him pwning someone.. Pwned is being dominated
GG n00b you got pwned
Lulz.. pwned!
by Spalty67 October 20, 2011
Pwned: The total domination or shut down of a person, place, or thing.
Pwned originated from the word owned, which derived from the word own, which came from the word cat.
by Nigahiga fan March 27, 2011
A verb meaning "to own with a pistol"
coined in Halo 2
He pwned that kid for a killtacular
by Gaaalo January 18, 2011
The total ownage and/or complete shutdown of a person, place, or thing.

Derived from the word "owned" but is much cooler and more widely used.

It was created because of an idiot who can't spell "owned" (and so therefore he was pwned)
Speaker one: We totally kicked @$$ in the game last night!

Speaker two: Yeah, that team got PWNED!!
by A. Dumbledore June 06, 2010
The total domination or shut down of a person, place, or thing.
Pwned is used in such places as:
Australia: You just got pwned, mate!
Hawaii: Hola brother you go pwned!
Japan: I pwn you!
North America: You just got pwned!
South part of North America: Y'all just got pwned!
A little south of that: Nomes a sey ya pwn you homes!

Examples of pwned:
Guy staring at laptop: Best porn EVER?
Laptop: We're no strangers to love, you know the rules and so do I

guy: Hey what's up man?
other guy: SLAP!

Guy with hammer: Hey Lou!
Guy with hammer: What?
by sergeydgr8 April 28, 2009
This is a word that my kids use on the internet.... when I asked what it meant, they told me that it was a bastardized version of "owned".

This is a "teen word".. and for some of you to continue arguing over the origins... well, see my example below.
"Urban Dictionary users who continue to argue over the origins of adolescent internet terminology, are totally pwned by the rest of us who really don't give a shit."
by Whisper00300 December 09, 2006