voice-over

noun
\ ˈvȯis-ˌō-vər How to pronounce voice-over (audio) \

Definition of voice-over

1a : the voice of an unseen narrator speaking (as in a motion picture or television commercial)
b : the voice of a visible character (as in a motion picture) expressing unspoken thoughts
2 : a recording of a voice-over

First Known Use of voice-over

circa 1947, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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The first known use of voice-over was circa 1947

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“Voice-over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voice-over. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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voice-over

noun
How to pronounce voice-over (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of voice-over

: words that are spoken in a movie or television program by a person who is not seen

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