gallows humor

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gallows humor

n.
Humorous treatment of a grave or dire situation.

gal′lows hu`mor


n.
humor that treats serious, frightening, or painful subject matter in a light or satirical way.
[1900–05]
Translations
akasztófahumor
galgenhumor
galghumor
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