a waste of space

informal
an insulting way of referring to someone or something that is completely useless

That boy is just a total waste of space.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • waste of space — Noun. A useless and contemptible person. E.g. That lazy brother of yours is a total waste of space; can t he go out and get a job …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • waste of space — informal a person perceived as useless. → waste …   English new terms dictionary

  • waste of space — noun An utterly worthless person, one unworthy of the space which he occupies …   Wiktionary

  • Waste of space — stupid or useless person …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • waste of space — Australian Slang stupid or useless person …   English dialects glossary

  • waste of space — person who is stupid or useless …   English contemporary dictionary

  • (a) waste of space — a waste of space informal phrase an insulting way of referring to someone or something that is completely useless That boy is just a total waste of space. Thesaurus: people who are considered weak, useless or unreliablesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • a waste of space — chiefly Brit informal : a worthless person or thing He s a complete waste of space. • • • Main Entry: ↑waste …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a waste of space — informal if you say that someone is a waste of space, you mean that they do not do anything useful and you do not like them. Her husband s a complete waste of space …   New idioms dictionary

  • space — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 empty area ADJECTIVE ▪ large, vast, wide open ▪ She left a large space empty at the bottom of the page. ▪ He loved the wide open spaces of Australia. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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