Pronunciation: (ses'pOOl"), [key]
1. a cistern, well, or pit for retaining the sediment of a drain or for receiving the sewage from a house.
2. any filthy receptacle or place.
3. any place of moral filth or immorality: a cesspool of iniquity.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.