'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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a girl who has an odd mis-shapen body. a bitch with no spine. when this cunt is faced with a confrontation, like a squid, she blows out this 'ink' and/or big cloud of smoke and (swims)runs away. a thunder-thighed asshole who thinks she's the shiit, when really her peak was a lonely 2 years ago.
this girl talks a lot of shit, but when i stepped to her, she stared down and blew out some smokey like a little squid.
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A semi-attractive yet overweight girl at a sex or swingers club, uncomfortable with her surroundings but awkwardly trying to join in the fun. Likely to have a lower-back tattoo.
Veteran Swinger: Man, I wish that squid would loosen up and get in line for the gangbang.
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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
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A squid is defined as a privileged, arrogant male. That male is also completely void of free thinking, culture, richness, etc.
Fratboys, Meatheads, Guidos can all be classified under the squid umbrella.

Famous examples are Wilmer Valderrama and Colin Farrell.
by squidbuster November 02, 2009

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"that guy"
Someone who is constantly ripped on.
Someone who gets concussions.
'Stop bein such a squid"

'That's so squid"
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Similar to the Faux Five; When your going to high five someone and they are about to return the high five, but pull it back in a squid like motion and say "Squid". Your still left high-five-less and a bit more humiliated.
Chris; Ahh nice shot high five!
(raises hand)
Mike; Yeah dood i know?!
(raises hand then pulls back)
Mike; SQUID!
Chris; Awww laaammmee
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In english currency a pound is a quid. squid is the plural of quid, and i dont know why.
A boke owes another bloke six quid. He goes up to this bloke with an octopus with a little tentacle bandadges up, and says, 'hello mate heres the sick squid i owe yu.' Do you see? DO YOU SEE?? Sick squid - six quid??????? the marvellous juxtaposition of... look, we jus call pounds squids. leave it at that. try and get n with people.
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