It originated fromthe word "own" but since the P is right next to the O people confuse them. People in internet games would say "I'm gonna own you!" which would mean "I'm gonna beat you at this." or something to theat extent.
I'll pwn you at that game!
by Francis Ramoin April 30, 2003
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To completely and utterly own; sometimes to overkill by overwhelming skill, or even luck.
Shit, Matt had so many marines that I got pwned!
by Serena Majere April 07, 2004
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a typo of own meaning to dominate, especially in a sense of video game competition and insane poodle combat.
"Ha ha! I pwn j00, n00bxorz!"
"Dude! Did you see that 1337 poodle? It totally pwns!"
by auddehmo0 December 21, 2003
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to beat someone on a video game. Usually used online.
I PWN n00bs at C&C GENERALS ZERO HOUR. I really do.
by <<NiG>>Noodles March 31, 2005
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The total shut down or domination of a person, place, or thing. Pwn came from the word owned, which came from the word owned, which came from the word own, which originated from the word... cat. PWN has become one of the most frequently used words throughout the world. For example when someone or something is tricked, fooled, made a fool, was and now is a fool, punched in the face, hit with a frying pan, or is a moron.
Australia: You just got pwned, mate.
Southern America: Yall just got pwned.
Japan: Pwnpwn you!
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