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 MMORPGs were better known as MUDs. Pwn reached it's peak as a standard term amongst game players around the time of Bungie's Battle.Net (1997-).
Pwn has been absorbed into other common online-originating language mediums since then, such as Leet Speak and Singlish.
Pwning, Pwnage, Pwned (past tense), Pwnt (past tense).
"I pwned all last night on Battle.Net"
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