black humor

noun

Definition of black humor 

: humor marked by the use of usually morbid, ironic, grotesquely comic episodes

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Other Words from black humor

black-humored \¦⸗¦⸗⸗ \ adjective
black humorist noun

First Known Use of black humor

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for black humor

translation of French humour noir

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