› mainly UK informal not at all good at doing something:
- It's useless trying to convince her that she doesn't need to lose any weight.
- His books are full of repetition and useless information.
- This computer's bloody useless! It's always going wrong.
- The shelves were covered with ornaments and useless knick-knacks.
- For all her qualifications, she's still useless at the job.
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adverb uk /ˈjuːs.ləs.li/ us /ˈjuːs.ləs.li/