Definitions for warez
Illegally obtained or compromised software.
To obtain a copy of (software or other works of authorship) illegally.
Origin: *A leet form of "wares", as a contraction of "software".
The New Hacker's Dictionary
Widely used in cracker subcultures to denote cracked version of commercial software, that is versions from which copy-protection has been stripped. Hackers recognize this term but don't use it themselves. See warez d00dz, courier, leech, elite.