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pwn

[ pohn, pawn, pee-ohn, -awn ]
/ poʊn, pɔn, piˈoʊn, -ˈɔn /
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verb (used with object)
Slang. to totally defeat or dominate, especially in a video or computer game: You just got pwned!I pwned those guys in the end.
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Origin of pwn

1990–95; intentional misspelling of own (used in the same sense), probably from the common mistake of typing “p” instead of the adjacent “o” on a standard keyboard

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