outpope the Pope
outpope the Pope out*pope" the Pope`, v. i. To try to act as a more authentic member of a group than one who is a genuine member of the group; -- not necessarily in reference to religious matters; compare {to be more Catholic than the Pope}. [Colloq.] [PJC]

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  • Out-Herod — Out Her od, v. t. To surpass (Herod) in violence or wickedness; to exceed in any vicious or offensive particular. Compare {outpope the Pope}. It out Herods Herod. Shak. [1913 Webster] Out Heroding the preposterous fashions of the times. Sir W.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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