What is sfx short for?

Special effects

An abbreviation referring to the effects added to a movie in post-production; summer blockbusters are known for their use of sfx but more and more movies use them now that computers have made the effects easier and cheaper to create.


Have you seen Gravity yet? The sfx are amazing!

Related Slang


Updated February 5, 2014

sfx definition by Slang.net

This page explains what the abbreviation "sfx" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slang.net team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!