audio commentary

noun

: spoken commentary accompanying a performance or visual presentation
especially : commentary relating to the making of a movie that is recorded by the movie's director or members of its cast and that can be listened to while watching the movie on DVD
For the DVD, Reeves offers some insights into making his story work in his audio commentaryGeorge Lang, The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), 21 Jan. 2011

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audio commentary was in 1952

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“Audio commentary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audio%20commentary. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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