'Squid' is a contraction of "Squirrelly Kid", and comes from So Cal racers who were also involved in the Surfer culture.

Though the term is now widely used to describe street riders of questionable cornering skill, questionable judgement in demonstrations of horsepower and braking, questionable judgement in the protective clothing worn, and very questionable judgement in his/her friends, the meaning was actually developed at the racetrack.

Back in the day before trackdays (an organized event to allow anyone with a motorcycle and the price of admission to gain familiarity with a racetrack and learn to ride faster, more safely than on the street) were common and new racers frequently had no track experience - hence their unpredictable behavior and unsteady lines led to them being labelled "squirrelly", as unpredictable surfers (or surfing conditions or surfing equipment) were also called.

From there, the term made it to the canyons of Southern California (a popular means to risk one's hide while demonstrating riding skill at speeds well over the posted limit), then out to the rest of the world that reads about So Cal in magazines and apparently strives to be just like So Cal.
"I really hate dealing with the street squids riding over their heads in the 'A' group at Buttonwillow."

"That trackday org is all about getting money from the squids who don't know better."

"Yeah, there was another squid taken off Palomar in an ambulance this morning."
by kz2zx January 15, 2006
Slang. An alternative to the word quid (meaning the British Pound)
Lend me a squid
by Stuie999 August 29, 2008
Someone who is being a big dork, aka a useless ball of jelly. Related to the cartoon Rocket Power
The band geeks are a bunch of squids
by googlebear October 01, 2012
a backstabber, snitch, or untrustable person. commonly used by somalians.
Guy 1: Yo that guy just took my spot in line!
Guy 2: Fuckin' squid!
by tyebb September 27, 2011
A squid is someone who doesn't get invited to a party. A squid instead stays home and plays video games and has the time of his life.
"Yo Andrew didn't come tonight"
"Wow what a squid"
by nure99 September 21, 2014
A male who is a push-over when it comes to women. Most often, a squid encompasses certain characteristics that cause him to be an individual who frequently gets walked over by females. A squid is the type of guy who kisses a woman's ass and showers her with gifts with the intention of gaining her favor - it is the only way he knows how to gain a woman's attention because his game is extremely limited. However, despite his efforts, he never succeeds because of his pussified and chumpish squid-like manner.
Dude, stop kissing that bitchy girl's ass - you're acting like a total squid.
by Z@cHf@ng July 26, 2011
Simply a way to label a person a cunt without having to use the word
What a massive squid
by Mangwanani October 13, 2010
Noun: to describe a child that is defiant towards authority; usually in a situation that the child is aware of a rule but continues to be negligent or "forgetful".
In expletive form: to release, and or solidify frustration of children fitting the description of a squid.
Noun: How many times has Timmy broken that rule? Man, what a squid!, or,Quit being a squid and follow the rules.
Expletive form:
why won't these kids listen?.....(sigh) Squids!
by j4yt34 December 26, 2009
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