Foley

noun, often attributive
Fo·​ley | \ ˈfō-lē How to pronounce Foley (audio) \

Definition of Foley

: sound effects created for a film usually used before another nouna Foley artistFoley effects — see also foley catheter

First Known Use of Foley

1973, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Foley

Jack D. Foley †1967 American sound technician

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“Foley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Foley. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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