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Princeton's WordNet

  1. out-herod(verb)

    surpass someone in cruelty or evil


  1. out-Herod(Verb)

    (Always with Herod as a direct object) surpass even Herod in evil and cruelty.

    It out-Herods Herod. Pray you, avoid it. (Hamlet, act 3, scene 2)

  2. Origin: : From Hamlet.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Out-Herod

    owt-her′od, v.t. to surpass (Herod) in cruelty: to exceed, esp. in anything bad.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-herod in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of out-herod in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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