[alsoF-] of or having to do with the creation or editing of sound effects for the soundtracks of films: a foley walker dubs footsteps
Origin of foleyafter J. Foley (1891-1967), Hollywood sound-effects specialist
- A technical process by which sounds are created or altered for use in a film, video, or other electronically produced work.
- A person who creates or alters sounds using this process.
Origin of foleyAfter Jack Foley (1891-1967), pioneering sound effect editor at Universal Studios in the 1930s
- A surname.