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off-camera

[ awf-kam-er-uh, -kam-ruh, of- ]

adjective

  1. occurring as part of a film or program but outside the range of the motion-picture or television camera:

    the off-camera shouts of a mob.



adverb

  1. out of the range of a motion-picture or television camera:

    The star walked off-camera at the end of his monologue.

  2. (of an actor) in one's private rather than professional life:

    Off-camera the movie star liked to cook.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of off-camera1

First recorded in 1950–55

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Example Sentences

Of course, Knox also cautions contestants to be prepared for the personal ramifications off-camera.

She hilariously explains Chinese proverbs when someone sneezes off-camera during interviews.

He was a person that was just so easy on the set and so fun, and it would translate on- and off-camera.

The lines—by both actors—are delivered as if they were read from an off-camera teleprompter, and the chemistry is non-existent.

Was Mia “coaching” her daughter off-camera, as suggested by the investigators?

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