a waste of space

waste of space

Blatantly unhelpful, hopeless, or useless. Boy, what a waste of space— he's just standing around while the rest of us all move furniture. The old monitor doesn't work anymore, so at this point it's just a waste of space. Let's trash it.
See also: of, space, waste

a waste of space

BRITISH, INFORMAL
If you describe someone as a waste of space, you mean that they are completely useless. The woman in charge of administration is a complete waste of space.
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a waste of ˈspace

(spoken) a person who is useless or no good at anything: What did you have to ask him along for? He’s a complete waste of space!
See also: of, space, waste