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gallows humor

noun

: humor that relates to very serious or frightening things (such as death and illness)

Full Definition of GALLOWS HUMOR

:  humor that makes fun of a life-threatening, disastrous, or terrifying situation

First Known Use of GALLOWS HUMOR

1901

Rhymes with GALLOWS HUMOR

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persiflage Hear it
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