how to pronounce squid

/ˈskwɪd/

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squid is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of squid in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of squid

noun:

  1. A motorcyclist, especially a sport biker, characterized by reckless riding and lack of protective gear.
  2. A fishhook with a piece of bright lead, bone, or other substance fastened on its shank to imitate a squid.
  3. Acronym of superconducting quantum interference device, a sensor that uses certain quantum effects to detect small magnetic fields.
  4. A sailor in the Navy.
  5. A quid; one pound sterling.
  6. Any of several carnivorous marine cephalopod mollusks, of the order Teuthida, having a mantle, eight arms, and a pair of tentacles.

verb:

  1. To fish with the kind of hook called a squid.
  2. To cause squidding (an improper, partial, parachute inflation, that results in the sides of the parachute folding in on the center, and pulsating back and forth).

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