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What Does PWNT Mean?PWNT means "Owned." The term PWNT (owned) means dominated, defeated, or controlled. It almost certainly has its roots in a typographical error of OWNED, which was probably written PWNED (as P is adjacent to O on the keyboard). Since then, the ED ending of PWNED has adopted several forms including PWNT, PWN3D and PWND.
All of these terms are commonly used in the context of online war games.
Summary of Key Points
Definition for PWNTPWNT means "Owned" (which is a neologism for dominated, controlled, or defeated). This is the most common definition for PWNT on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter.
(i.e., dominated or controlled)
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Adults and Teenagers
Image for PWNTWhen I write PWNT, I mean this:
PWNT means owned (i.e., dominated, controlled, defeated).
Examples of PWNT in SentencesHere are examples of PWNT being used in conversations:
- Tony: Jason struggled in the boxing last night.
- Jordan: Yeah, he was PWNT.
- Tony: How did you get on with Level 10 in Warhammer?
- Jordan: Badly, I was totally PWNT.
An Academic Look at PWNTPWNT is used as a verb in the past tense or a past participle (i.e., it is like owned).
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "dominated," "thrashed," or "defeated" instead of PWNT.
Example of PWNT Used in a Text
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