Meaning of diegetic in English:

diegetic

Pronunciation /ˌdʌɪɪˈdʒɛtɪk/

adjective

  • (of sound in a film, television programme, etc.) occurring within the context of the story and able to be heard by the characters.

    • ‘the music used is strictly diegetic’

Origin

1970s (in the sense ‘in the writer's own voice’): from diegesis + -etic, after French or Greek.