noun \ˈskwid\

: a sea animal that has a long, thin, soft body and 10 long arms

plural squid or squids

Full Definition of SQUID

:  any of an order (Teuthoidea) of cephalopods having eight short arms and two usually longer tentacles, a long tapered body, a caudal fin on each side, and usually a slender internal chitinous support

Origin of SQUID

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1613

Rhymes with SQUID


intransitive verb

Definition of SQUID

:  to fish with or for squid

First Known Use of SQUID

circa 1859


noun \ˈskwid\

Definition of SQUID

:  an instrument for detecting and measuring very weak magnetic fields

Origin of SQUID

superconducting quantum interference device
First Known Use: 1967

Rhymes with SQUID

SQUIDDING Defined for Kids


noun \ˈskwid\

Definition of SQUID for Kids

:  a sea mollusk that is related to the octopus and has a long thin soft body with eight short arms and two usually longer tentacles


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