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1.
the mexican version of a goblin or gnome, a duende will go into your house and do mischevious things and occasionally steal small infants
dude did you just see that duende just now? i think he took your baby haha
by p.nasty January 12, 2012
 
2.
The person you imagine someone to be. (noun or Title, i.e., "Mr.") We all make assumptions about people we know and may even assume that they are angry with us; but when we confront them about it, they have no idea what we're talking about. We've been having a conversation with their "duende." (From the Spanish word for "elf.")
Duende Todd told me that he didn't like SciFi films, so I never asked Todd to go to see one. Weeks ago, he wasn't feeling well when we watched one, so I interpretted that as him not liking SciFi at all. I apparently was only speaking with his duende. He really enjoys SciFi.
by Joe Casserly October 30, 2007
 
3.
spanish for midget but slang for a very attractive and short girl most likely shorter than 5'3"
Hey look at that girl up the street, tell me she aint a duende
by doggboyy3237 April 13, 2011
 
4.
a girl whos kinda hot in a dirty way and after a few beers. hot but then again ugly but not quite grim.
that girl over there is a total duende.
by sunshine daydream August 15, 2005