black comedy

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black comedy (countable and uncountable, plural black comedies)

  1. Synonym of black humor
  2. A dramatic work that uses black humor.
    • 2012 May 24, Scott Tobias, “Film: Reviews: Vampire's Kiss”, in The Onion AV Club[1]:
      A performance like Nicolas Cage’s gonzo turn in the brilliant 1989 black comedy Vampire’s Kiss—and this is true of many Nicolas Cage performances—raises the question of what good acting really means.