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Meaning of PWN3D

What Does PWN3D Mean?

PWN3D means "Owned". The term PWN3D is most commonly used after losing badly during an online game (e.g., I was totally PWN3D.) In other words, when one player completely annihilates another, the loser is deemed to have been PWN3D.

The term PWN3D is likely to have derived from a typing error of OWNED as P and O are adjacent on a QWERTY keyboard. The 3 is simply a reversed E and is included for fun.

PWN3D is not just used in the context of online games or just with a negative connotation. For example:
  • Bowler: I PWN3D those pins, man.
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Definition for PWN3D

PWN3D means "Owned" (i.e., totally dominated or controlled). This is the most common definition for PWN3D on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about PWN3D:

(i.e., totally dominated or controlled)
Type:Cyber Term
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write PWN3D, I mean this:

meaning of PWN3D
PWN3D means to have owned something (i.e., to have dominated something).

Examples of PWN3D in Sentences

Here are examples of PWN3D being used in conversations:
  • Person A: Chelsea were PWN3D on Saturday.
  • Person B: I can't argue with that.
  • Person A: I did 12 lengths of the pool tonight.
  • Person B: 12? I did 48! You've been PWN3D.

An Academic Look at PWN3D

PWN3D is the past tense of the verb "to own" (i.e., owned). "Pawned" and "poned" are the most popular pronunciations.

What Did We Used To Say?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "thrashed" or "squarely beaten" instead of PWN3D.

A Text with PWN3D

Using PWN3D on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)


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