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1. A technical process by which sounds are created or altered for use in a film, video, or other electronically produced work.
2. A person who creates or alters sounds using this process.
[After Jack Foley (1891-1967), pioneering sound effect editor at Universal Studios in the 1930s.]
(Film) films the US name for footsteps editor
[C20: named after J.D. Foley (1891-1967), US sound editor]
of or pertaining to motion-picture sound effects produced manually: a Foley artist; the Foley editor.
[after Jack Foley, sound-effect pioneer at Universal Pictures in the 1930s]