'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
a total faggot, douchebag, or queer. its just another word.
CJ is a squid and a half
by guidooooooo January 17, 2010
Squid. Cambridge Massachusetts term to describe a person with expert knowledge often in a esoteric or obscure subject. The term originated in Los Angels as a name for a show off and reckless motorcyclist but appeared to develop independently to mean a person whose vast knowledge may not be fully appreciated by the general public. The term is believed to have traveled to New England via graduate students from southern California. Squid (verb) to become absorbed in an activity. Squid out. Squidger the circular disk used to propel disks in the game of Twidlywinks.

You got to be serious trivia squid on get on Jeopardy
by D. Square January 30, 2007
a sailor
The clubs are loaded with squids.
by mesoglea November 23, 2002
A prison inmate that as been there for a long period of time but still doesn't know the whole jail system and is completely useless
Joe: "Look at Steve over there he's double dialing the prison phones"

Lucus: "Wow what a squid"
by number87 June 14, 2012
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.
by MamaPyjama March 31, 2011
also see Octopus, ink'd, inked.......
(definition) when you let a girl (or guy, I'm not here to judge) give you head in a hot tub, then while they are down there, you have an attack of diarrhea and poo in the hot tub. Essentially inking the hot tub like a squid or octopus does when threatened or startled.
Yeah I was at the hotel with my girlfriend getting freaky in the hot tub, but then I pulled a squid, now she's leaving me for a black guy.
by McMacHack December 11, 2010
Someone who tries to be friends with cool/athletic people, but just ends up as a tag-a-long. Scared to do anything dangerous, crazy, or illegal. Reference to "Squid" from Rocket Power.
Adam Morrison from the Los Angeles Lakers
Squid from Rocket Power
by BluCru October 05, 2010

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