someone who always jumps at the opportunity to mourn/ express deep sadness, usually over the death of someone, or the occurance of something, that has essentially nothing to do with that individual
Pete: Did you see Jalen? She wrote "RIP Oscar" all over her arm! She talked to him maybe once?!
Sam: Yeah, man. What a tragedy whore!
Alice: Wow. I feel so terrible that Joanne has that flesh eating disease! I think that we should all sit with her at lunch!
Stacey: You're such a tragedy whore, Alice! You called Joanne fugly
last week. You just want to shine in her sympathy glow