voice-over

(redirected from voice-overed)

voice-o·ver

or voice·o·ver (vois′ō′vər)
n.
Narration or dialogue, as in a movie, commercial, or documentary, spoken by an unseen narrator or an onscreen character not seen speaking: a character whose thoughts were revealed in a voice-over.

voice-over

n
(Broadcasting) the voice of an unseen commentator heard during a film, television programme, etc

voice′-o`ver



n.
1. the voice of an offscreen narrator, announcer, or the like, in television or motion pictures.
2. a televised sequence, as in a commercial, narrated by voice-over.
[1945–50]
Translations

voice-over

[ˈvɔɪsˌəʊvəʳ] Nvoz f en off

voice-over

[ˈvɔɪsˌəʊvəʳ] n (TV, Cine) → voce f fuori campo inv
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Take telly adverts, for example, if it's nowt flash like insurance, pot noodles, stuff to paint your shed with or a supermarkets cheapo range - you know it'll be voice-overed by somebody with an accent like a Bigg Market Booncer
These evocative accounts of the pain, fear, guilt, boredom and inhumanity of war are movingly voice-overed by actors such as Robert Duvall and Beau Bridges, and illustrated by helmer Robbins in variegated cinematic styles, from seamlessly edited combat footage to cutout animation to fragmentary collage and slow-mo lyricism.
You might think that with all those portentously voice-overed tv programmes on Discovery and History channels churning out the same old stuff about mummy's curses and blokes in wigs and tie-on braided beards, that saturation point has long since been reached.