What does pwn mean? View the definition of pwn and all related slang terms containing pwn below:
made to look bad
Usage of PWN
The term PWN is a gaming term that has evolved to mean 'made to look bad' in the context of the internet and social media. It is used to describe a situation where someone has been defeated, humiliated or embarrassed in a conversation or online discussion. This term is often used in gaming communities and online forums to describe a player's dominance over another player.
Examples of PWN used in texting:
1) Person A: Did you see the argument on Twitter last night?
Person B: Yeah, that guy got pwned.
2) Person A: How did your presentation go?
Person B: Terrible, I got pwned by the questions from the audience.
3) Person A: Have you heard from your ex lately?
Person B: Yeah, and she tried to make me look bad, but I pwned her by telling the truth.