1. a type of humour that arises from stressful, traumatic, or life-threatening situations; often in circumstances such that death is perceived as impending and unavoidable.

2. a punk band based in London/Surrey
1. Tom : "Well... it could have been worse. He could have died from screwing his 86 year old au pair like his Dad did...!"
Dan: "Dude... bad use of Gallows Humour there... thats your brother you're talking about!"

2. "We are Gallows Humour. Fuck your hopeless generation!" www.myspace.com/gallowshumour
by crappypunkchic August 6, 2009