Definition of foley in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfōlē/


[as modifier]
Relating to or concerned with the addition of recorded sound effects after the shooting of a film: the aural details that foley artists duplicate
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  • Most of the foley work was recorded in the same rooms where the scenes were actually shot.
  • Dialogue was clear and the foley effects approached naturalism.
  • When you hear that sound in the movies, it is usually due to foley effects.


Named after the inventor of the editing process.

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Syllabification: fo·ley

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