Monday, November 8

Slang Word of The Week: Pwned

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The slang (informal) word pwned (or pwn3d) means to be defeated by an opponent or a set of circumstances.

In computer hacker jargon, the verb pwn (pronounced /ˈoʊn/ with a silent letter 'p') means to control or hack into a computer (server or PC) or web site.

The word originated from a mis-spelling of the word owned in a computer game and was originally made popular by internet users and computer gamers.



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