dark comedy


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dark comedy

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1. A comedy having gloomy or disturbing elements, especially one in which a character suffers an irreparable loss.
2. A comedy characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor.
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Noun1.dark comedy - a comedy characterized by grim or satiric humor; a comedy having gloomy or disturbing elements
comedy - light and humorous drama with a happy ending
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