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PWN (verb)

1. An act of dominating an opponent.

2. Great, ingenious; applied to methods and objects.

Originally dates back to the days of WarCraft, when a map designer mispelled "Own" as "Pwn". What was originally supose to be "player has been owned." was "player has been pwned".

Pwn eventually grew from there and is now used throughout the online world, especially in online games.
1. "I pwn these guys on battlenet"

2. "This strategy pwns!" or "This game pwn."
by Tactical Ghost September 01, 2003
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A stupid person; it refers to the lack of surface area on an individual's brain. The general thought is that the more surface area (wrinkles, creases, etc.) a brain has, the smarter the person is. Conversely, a person with a smooth brain (no wrinkles) has less surface area and would therefore be stupid.
That fucking smooth brain put his shirt on backwards again...

That smooth brain is dumber than a pile of shit.
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Stemming from the misspelling of the word "owns", being that the "p" key is right next to the "o" key. It does not mean the possesive "owns", but as in a form of domination, such as in a game or sport.
Dude, he pwns you at Halo.
He pwns all of you at basketball.
I pwn your sister... all night long.
by Mike November 03, 2003
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Perfect ownage. Flawless victory. Schooled. Lesson taught. Owned beyond conventional words, and so excited about it, it's mistyped. Usually proceeded by noob.
We totally pwned them 2v2@LT~!
I pwn him, stupid noob.
Pwn the no0bzz!
by f.ucktard January 06, 2004
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The word Pwn was originally a typo from when the writer wanted to say Own. Pwn is commonly used in internet games, for example: Counter-Strike. Pwn is used to explain that the player was badly beaten.
"He got pwned by the other team"
by Nick Gerrard February 07, 2005
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Pronunciation: (pôn) Originally a misspelling of the word own, as in to totally have a skillful advantage over someone or something pwn is to more than just own; to pwn.
by Archetype November 29, 2002
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A word, originating from a mispelled version of the word "own", used to describe a dominance of one person over another, usually in a video game.
"Killing Spree!!"
"AHHA! I PWN JOOR N00B ASSES!!"
by Graeme Howe March 30, 2005
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