'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."
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squid or squidy is a term used to describe a person or thing which is being overly unpleasant or needlessly difficult
"stop being a squid" when used to ask a person to stop the current action as it bother sum

"can you believe how squidy that person was being when i asked them for directions"
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a total faggot, douchebag, or queer. its just another word.
CJ is a squid and a half
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1) A person who, while presenting traits of pleasantness and kind nature, lacks the social skills required to engage or entertain their audience.

2) A generally nice person who is also a bit of a loser. Usually vocally into lame/boring things like sitcoms and Coldplay.
Me: Hey, what did you think of Ben?
Friend: Eh, he's alright... but he's a it of a squid.
Me: How so?
Friend: Well, he was wearing a Foo Fighters T-shirt and kept quoting Scrubs.
Me: Man, what a fucking squid.
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A meaning worse than of being a complete noob. A definition of supreme scrubity. That is being called a squid.
"OH MY GOD JACK YOU SQUID YOU JUST GOT WREQT"
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A term used for a male penis that has a foreskin, due to its resemblance to the squid creature.
I have a big cheesy squid.
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The plural version of 'quid' which means one pound (British sterling- GBP). Squid is any amount above one pound.
Man: newspaper please
newsagent: that'll be a quid

Girl1: Please can you lend me some money, I really need it to pay back my mum.

Girl2: how much do you need?
Girl1: twenty squid.
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Short for "squirrley kid," a squid is an odd character who doesn't talk to members of the opposite sex at parties and floats around in everyone's peripheral.
That dude is such a squid
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