Definition of pwnage in English:



mass nouninformal
  • (especially in video gaming) the action or fact of utterly defeating an opponent or rival.

    ‘there is the potential for some major pwnage in this game’
    • ‘Stop being noobz and resist the pwnage that is brought down upon you!’
    • ‘This chapter is all about pwnage, lots and lots of death and destruction.’
    • ‘But the absolute pwnage of the Phillies will be worth remembering.’
    • ‘And we are back for a second day full of fun and pwnage!’
    • ‘It has been total pwnage this year awards-wise, and for that I have to thank my wonderful army of loyal readers.’
    • ‘Sometimes, all you want is pwnage, and there are games you will reach for again and again just to blow off steam and relax.’
    • ‘If the rivalry pwnage wasn't at tragic levels going into last year, it certainly is now.’
    • ‘Nothing beats that new console smell, except actually using that spiffy new console to enact some serious pwnage.’
    • ‘The most satisfying episode of national self pwnage in cricketing history.’
    • ‘The game richly rewards you with feelings of accomplishment and pwnage then just as quickly yanks it all away leaving you mad and ready to quit.’
    loss, beating, conquest, conquering, besting, worsting, vanquishing, vanquishment, game, set, and match
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Early 21st century: from pwn + -age.