gallows humour

noun

sinister and ironic humour

Nearby words

  1. gallowglass,
  2. gallows,
  3. gallows bird,
  4. gallows frame,
  5. gallows humor,
  6. gallows tree,
  7. gallsickness,
  8. gallstone,
  9. gallup,
  10. gallup poll

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