out-herod definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To surpass (Herod) in violence or wickedness; to surpass in almost any vicious or offensive specific. Compare outpope the pope.
  • others:
    • into the phrase to out-herod Herod, is much more violent than Herod (as represented into the old secret plays); thus, to exceed in any overabundance evil.
  • verb:
    • surpass some one in cruelty or bad

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