a hand gesture similar to the awkward turtle, made by taking one hand, letting the fingers dangle like tentacles, and moving the hand up and down in a squid-like manner, thus indicating an awkward moment caused by someone's shyness.
Because of Kelly's quiet social awkwardness, I had to deploy the timid squid to salvage the conversation.
by Aaron Neiman October 12, 2008
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