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noun 
  1. (context, internet, slang, originally leet) Triumph, defeat, victory. Often exclaimed after an opponent in a video game is defeated.
verb 
  1. (context, internet, slang, originally leet) To own in the sense of defeat.
  2. (context, internet, slang, originally leet) To beat someone or something on a game by a wide margin.
Etymology: Born out of a typo in computer games citation needed. If an enemy was defeated, a message would display, "the opponent got pwned." The correct spelling would have been "owned."


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