noun 1. humor that treats serious, frightening, or painful subject matter in a light or satirical way.
- Gallows humour
noun 1. sinister and ironic humour
noun 1. a gallows. noun 1. another name for gallows (sense 1)
/ˈɡɔːlˌsɪknɪs/ noun 1. a disease of cattle and sheep, caused by infection with rickettsiae of the genus Anaplasma, resulting in anaemia and jaundice Also called anaplasmosis