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  1. black comedy(noun)

    comedy that uses black humor


  1. black comedy(Noun)

    A film genre that uses black humor.


  1. Black comedy

    A black comedy, or dark comedy, is a comic work that employs black humor, which, in its most basic definition, is humor that makes light of otherwise solemn subject matter, or gallows humor. The definition of black humor is problematic; it has been argued that it corresponds to the earlier concept of gallows humor.


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