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A form of humor involving a twist or joke making the joke seen as offensive, harsh, horrid. Yet the joke is still funny. You need to have pension for dark humor in order to find it truly funny. In a way, it could be seen as the jokes are so horrible in their twist that it makes it funny.
*Hears news about Sandy Hook*
Person 1: God, I can only imagine what was going through those kids heads in the last moments of their lives...
Person 2: Probably bullets
Person 1: OMG!! That's terrible! Can YOU even think of what their parents are going through?!
Person 2: Probably coffin brochures
Person 1: ...
Person 2: It's called dark humor. It's like food. Not everybody gets it.
by SlickSerpent99 May 05, 2017
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Referring to women who are sexually or romantically attracted to other women. Applies to both lesbians and bisexual women, as it is only the same-sex attraction that matters, not any other attractions the women may have.

Originates from the Greek poet Sappho, a bisexual woman from the Isle of Lesbos, from which we get the term lesbian.
The sapphic women greatly enjoyed each others company.
by whatisdead June 25, 2015
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Black comedy, also known as black humor, dark comedy, dark humor or gallows humor, is a comic style that makes light of subject matter that is generally considered taboo, particularly subjects that are normally considered serious or painful to discuss.
Daughter: mommy what does dark humor mean?
Mom:you see that man over there with no legs, give him a hi five.
Daughter:but mom...I don’t have any arms..
by Imaddictedtotinktok February 17, 2020
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Humor that is viewed as dark, morbid, cruel, offensive to some, and or graphic in nature and is yet, still found funny.

Dark humor is my kind of humor, personally. It submerges into unpleasant endeavors and emerges with a funny story found humorous to the masses.

Verbally describing a horrible incident in graphic, long winded detail can be found funny in itself. Or describing something that is seen as disgusting to most could be funny as well.

One comic known for such a thing as dark humor would be famous Bill Hicks who passed away from pancreatic cancer in 1994. Over half of his jokes and satiric descriptions could be taken as dark humor, and some of the funniest and most quoted jokes of all time.

Another would be George Carlin, the master of satiric rants.
A man kneels tremulously to the asphalt in the middle of a bridge connecting two major interstates to each other. He breathes slowly and his mind races vigorously as his heart began to beat with anxiety. He raises the handgun to the right side of his temple as dozens of bystanders gasp in horror. He hesitates, thinking of that morsel of a possibility that perhaps the angle of the gun relevant to his skull would not be the exact mathematical trick of successfully firing the bullet in the effective trajectory to demolish his brain in the correct matter in order to achieve death as quickly as possible. If these aspects were not met then he could end up being a half head having freak, or a vegetable for that matter. After repositioning the .45 caliber semi automatic handgun to the inside of his mouth he comes to the same shaky conclusion that it still might not work. He fidgets the end of the gun awkwardly to point at the top of his scalp. Again, the same conclusion. Finally he screams out, "I just can't do this!" and throws the gun to the asphalt haphazardly, not thinking of the possibility of the gun going off once it hit the ground like the cliché one would see in a movie. The gun unfortunately does and the bullet strikes him in the foot, penetrating through his toes and out the other side through his boot. He yelps like a puppy and falls to the road, cradling his foot in pain. "This just isn't my day."
(If you found that funny, you can consider it dark humor.)
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Jokes that typically have an unexpected punchline. Dark humor is twisted, evil, insulting and hilarious.
Geoffrey: Wanna her Dark Humor?

Kasey: Sure, whatever.

Geoffrey: What is pink, six inches long and makes my girlfriend cry when I put it in her mouth?

Kasey: Your penis? I dunno.

Geoffrey: No, her miscarriage
by Gkman01 September 18, 2016
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Dark humor is joking about you or someone's trauma but still keeping it funny. It's not direct bullying. Dark humor is NOT directly bullying a specific group/race of people and calling it dark humor as an excuse.
Jake: “I could kick an orphan. What's it gonna do? Call its parents?”
Thomas: “Hahahahahahahahahah! Funny dark humor joke, Jake!"
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by mooptiedoop August 27, 2020
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Something that FN twitter doesn’t get.
remy: hey this account is dark humor only
person: ok
remy *actually posts dark humor*
person: that’s offensive you’re canceled <3
by waitwhatthe August 02, 2020
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