Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of black humor.
  • n. A film genre that uses black humor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a comedy that treats of morbid, tragic, gloomy, or grotesque situations as a major element of the plot.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. comedy that uses black humor

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Examples

  • Des Moines Sunday Register (IL) “The detective novels of M.C. Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy ... have reached cult status in the United States.” —

    Death of a Scriptwriter

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