It derives from being “owned” in an online FPS game, like DOOM or QUAKE.

If someone frags you, esp. quickly, they consider you “owned”. If they type “owned” in the text message box too quickly (because they’re too busy shooting stuff), they hit the “p” key instead of the “o” key, because those keys are spatially local, and they end up typing “pwned”. Eventually, “pwned” became more popular to type than “owned”.
by Bruce October 08, 2004
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When your ballsack smacks against someones forehead.
Bitch, you just got powned!!!
by Justin May 28, 2004
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1. The act of Power-Owning someone.
2. A stronger version of owning (a CounterStrike term)
by Fjölnir Ásgeirsson September 19, 2005
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1. Coming from owned.
2. Owning, beating, or defeating one, commonly in a video game.
3. Beating someone beyond shame.
4. Killing, or fragging someone.
He just powned you, idiot!
by i love my sexy November 23, 2006
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a word meaning "owned".
used mostly to describe winning in some video game.
famous among the geeks, nerds, dorks, and gamers.
"*pushes up thick glasses* hey, i just p0wned that guy at *snort* final fantasy."
by ze_kimster February 18, 2005
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The act of dying tampons red and throwing them at cars
"We powned those cars."
by faggetmofo December 04, 2011
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A word that can describe anything. Derived from the noise made by Bowser when stomping on his head in the first series of Super Mario Bros.
~Look at that chicks ass...Pown!
~I'm stacking that cake like Pown!
~I spread her legs and gave her that Pown!
by Gabrielito October 24, 2006
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