gallows humour Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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gallows humournoun [U]

UK (US gallows humor) uk   us  
jokes or ​humorousremarks that are made about ​unpleasant or ​worryingsubjects such as ​death and ​illness
(Definition of gallows humour from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gallows humour”
in Chinese (Simplified) 绞刑架下的幽默, 大难临头的幽默…
in Chinese (Traditional) 絞刑架下的幽默, 大難臨頭的幽默…
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