1. cesspool

noun. ['ˈsɛˌspuːl'] a covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it.


  • sump
  • sink
  • cesspit


  • float
  • rise
  • source
  • natural elevation

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Words that Rhyme with Cesspool

  • blackpool
  • carpool
  • claypool
  • claypoole
  • liverpool
  • texpool
  • vanderpool
  • whirlpool
  • whirlpool

Example sentences of the word cesspool

1. Noun, singular or mass
Once you have found the drain lines, you can follow them back to the cesspool.

Quotes containing the word cesspool

1. There is a danger there - a very real danger to humanity. Consider, Watson, that the material, the sensual, the worldly would all prolong their worthless lives. The spiritual would not avoid the call to something higher. It would be the survival of the least fit. What sort of cesspool may not our poor world become?
- Arthur Conan Doyle, The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes