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Meaning of OUT-HEROD

Pronunciation:  awt'herud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  surpass someone in cruelty or evil
 

OUT-HEROD is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: exceed, outdo, outgo, outmatch, outstrip, surmount, surpass

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Out-Her"od\, v. t.
To surpass (Herod) in violence or wickedness; to exceed in
any vicious or offensive particular. ``It out-Herods Herod.''
--Shak.

      Out-Heroding the preposterous fashions of the times.
                                               --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

 

 

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