Verb

Typically used on internet chat forums, to Godwin a thread or topic is to somehow make reference to Nazi Germany, or Nazis in general, which has the effect of derailing the thread and completely changing the intended subject.
Carman34: Acuras are better than BMWs.
SexyDude: I disagree, BMWs are better cars than Acuras.
xTroll69: BMWs have their roots in Nazi Germany.
Carman34: That's not true, the Nazis preferred to...etc etc
SexyDude: You just totally godwin'd this thread! Good work!
von barfy 9. Juni 2006
vt. To invoke Godwin's Law by associating something or someone with Nazis, Hitler, or Nazi Germany.

Then he Godwins the discussion by associating the suppression of intelligent design research with Nazis.
von joachim 21. April 2008

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