Definition of ownage in English:



mass nounUS
  • The action or fact of utterly defeating an opponent or rival.

    ‘maybe you should take the time to think out a better response to his massive and public ownage of you’
    • ‘He has ownage of some hitters.’
    • ‘I guess on the first possession they didn't realize how much ownage Matthews had on Staley that day.’
    • ‘Yes they have the Ducks' number but that is just the lone team they have ownage over this regular season.’
    • ‘Giants have some major ownage on the Rocks this year going 8-3 versus them.’
    • ‘Finishing ahead of them for one or two years could maybe be misconstrued as a fluke, but this outright ownage simply cannot.’
    • ‘These two players offer a subtle tactical contrast that seems to neatly explain Azarenka's dominance on hardcourts and Sharapova's ownage on clay.’
    • ‘It was enough ownage of the Yanks to make Girardi throw in the towel.’
    • ‘Not that he has anything to be bitter about, but this game did nothing but emphasize the unbelievable amounts of ownage he is able to conjure against his parent team.’
    • ‘The Astros also have a poor lineup and he has career ownage against them.’
    • ‘The Eagles will continue the ownage this year-my only regret is that they won't be able to embarrass your team in your home opener.’
    loss, beating, conquest, conquering, besting, worsting, vanquishing, vanquishment, game, set, and match
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Late 16th century (in the sense ‘the fact of owning something’): the modern use is from own (sense 3 of the verb) + -age.