Meaning of “macabre” in the English Dictionary

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"macabre" in British English

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macabreadjective

uk /məˈkɑː.brə/ us /məˈkɑː.brə/

(Definition of “macabre” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"macabre" in American English

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macabreadjective

us /məˈkɑb·rə, -ˈkɑb/

causing shock and fear because connected with death, esp. strange or cruel death:

After the diagnosis, he said he just wanted to stay “above ground,” she recalled, smiling at his macabre humor.

(Definition of “macabre” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)