EL Cucuy is a Mexican urban legend. Legend says it that once upon a time a father was really angry at his kids for misbehaving. As a matter of punishment, he decided to lock his kids in his closet to learn their lesson. After a while, he decided to go to town and run some errands but he forgot to take his kids out of the closet. When he came back from the town he saw that his barn and his house caught on fire which killed the kids and the father was cursed. In disbelief, he decided to look for his kids in many closets. It has been years from look for his kids and started growing an appetite for them. Now he hunts kids and hides in closets at night waiting for the right moment to pounce.

Or the definition is A Mexican legend often used for misbehaved children saying that he will get them at night if they don't behave. Also, legend has it that whoever hears the true legend will catch a glimpse of him at night, SLEEP WELL.
EL Cucuy te va llevar al bosque y comerte si no te comportas.
The Cucuy will take you to the forest and eat you if you don't behave.
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"El cucuy" is about the equivelant to the boogie man, but is much scarier. Contrary to what people believe its not just the MEXICAN boogieman, many different Spanish speaking countries tell stories about the Cucuy. Some say that the Cucuy lives in the closet.

"Te va a comer el Cucuy"
"The Cucuy is gonna eat you"
by Akira502002 December 26, 2006
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Known as the "mexican boogeyman", the cucuy is the adult phase of an alien species now origionating from the Lincoln National Forest of New Mexico. Known for ferocity and stealthiness, the cucuy is feared by all children who know it's evil name. (see also, cucuybird, cucuywaterscorpion baby, cucuywaterscorpion, chupacabra)
Viene el cucuy! (Here comes the cucuy!)
by JB April 12, 2005
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A cucuy is a form of moster that meskin parents use to scare their kids, or make them act right. Or to make them get out of something their not supposed to be in. Or if the kid is just being a brat..... Yea i think thats about it.
Cucuys are mainly in dark places.
Ohhh the cucuy is gonna get you now
by Poor Meskin February 6, 2011
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the mexican boggy man.
El cucuy is a funny morning (now afternoon) spanish radio host that is syndicate to allmost every spanish radio station
the cucuy is going to get u
did u hear el cucuy is making more than howard stern now?
by Eltapatio January 19, 2005
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Spanish for the bogeyman (pronounced Boogie-Man).
-The cucui is going to get you.
by Cucui August 16, 2006
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