verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for out-herod
They are bad copies of the Spaniards, whose failings they imitate and out-herod till they become odious vices.
I should like to out-Herod that puppy Rowland, and make a saint of myself out of a sinner.Gladys, the Reaper|Anne Beale
An evil day for journalists and writers who do not out-Herod Blanqui and Pyat.The Parisians, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton