What does pwnt mean in gaming?


Pwnt is the past tense of pwn, a leetspeak word that grew popular on the Internet and eventually in real-life vocabulary in the mid-2000s. Gamers often use it as an insult or burn to humiliate a defeated gamer.

People typically type it online, especially when gaming. However, they may also say it in real life (IRL) and pronounce it as "pownt" ("own" with a "p" in front and a "t" sound at the end).

There are many variations of pwnt that you may encounter online. Some examples include pwnd, pwn3d, and pwnage.


We pwnt those guys last time we played them
Time for round 2!
Lisa relishing Bart getting pwnt
Lisa relishing Bart getting pwnt

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Updated August 7, 2023

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