Definition of cesspool noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cesspool

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈsɛspul//
     
    (also cesspit
    NAmE//ˈsɛspɪt//
     
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  1. 1a covered hole or container in the ground for collecting waste from a building, especially from the toilets
  2. 2a place where dishonest or immoral people gather a cesspool of corruption