Definition of foley in English:

foley

Line breaks: foley
Pronunciation: /ˈfəʊli
 
/

noun

[as modifier]
  • Relating to or concerned with the addition of recorded sound effects after the shooting of a film: a foley artist
    More example sentences
    • 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.

Origin

named after the US film technician Jack Foley (1891–1967), the inventor of the process.

More definitions of foley

Definition of foley in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skōSH
noun
a small amount; a little