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1. Someone who is used or manipulated to further another person's purposes.

2. Person who is a fool.
3. Piece in the game of Chess of lowest value compared to the King of highest value.
He's just a pawn in a really sick game and it's could wind up costing him...big time.
by Goddess12* December 27, 2013
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A chess piece of lowest value that may move forward one square at a time or two squares in the first move, kill enemies with bullshit aimbot K98 headshots, capture other pieces only on a one-space diagonal forward move,and be promoted to any piece other than a king upon reaching the eighth rank.
by Orbit August 22, 2003
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The white version of a token

I.E. Every Mcdonalds commercial.
they tried to make that pawn look cool in that Mcdonalds commercial.
by BOSOX2007 June 09, 2009
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1) Expendable frontliner.

2) Next-to-useless chess piece.

3) to trade in one's belongings for cash, hoping to buy them back when in better financial shape (or if unwanted, not at all).
You are my pawn

All eight of my pawns are gone and all they did was take a rook

I pawned in your son to buy a gat.
by Gumba Gumba April 07, 2004
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To lose all dignity in a vain attempt to conciliate financial debt by temporarily selling one's most valued possessions to good peoples for pennies on the dollar.
"Yeh, I wanna pawn dis ring." (or "Yes good sir, I would like to borrow some money in exchange for my ring.")
by Big Daddy January 28, 2004
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Jose Raul Capablanca pwned Emanuel Lasker in their World Championship match in 1921
by Bob882 July 01, 2004
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