A misspelling of the word "PWN" which is a misspelling of "own". To beat someone's ass in any way.
"You got powned!"
"Uh, its spelled PWN, so you just PWNed yourself! PWNED!"
by Joe September 7, 2003
To display ones superior skill against an adversary by defeating them in a loud and obvious manner
by Ross Smith February 14, 2003
a powerful ownage; the act of owning powerfully
I powned a noob in Halo, because he was only owning
by Gian Stefano January 17, 2009
It is a common misconception that POWN is a mispelling of the word PWN but it is actually just a way of saying PURE OWNAGE.
Man that was some pure ownage.
Man that was come hardcore pownin
by jhouse May 13, 2005
the act of physically owning something like in games or the real world
i powned you in counter-strike
or
i jus powned your ass now you will need crutches for 3 years.
by papA smurf bitch July 30, 2006