Meaning of voice-over

voice-o•ver

Pronunciation: (vois'ō"vur), [key]
— n. Motion Pictures, Television.
  1. the voice of an offscreen narrator, announcer, or the like.
  2. a televised sequence, as in a commercial, using such a voice.
  3. any offscreen voice, as that of a character in a narrative.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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