Stock video footage of any sort of broad topics.
B-roll seller: Want B-roll of a couple walking on the beach? Want them to kiss? Maybe get a bit fresh?
You say you want Kirk Gibson with the game winning home run of the '88 world series? NO! That's too specific, that is not b-roll!!!
by RavenRunnerPhoenix October 19, 2010
That bro who always got your back online.

He likes your photos frequently, shares great deals, always has something nice to comment. Basically, he is the opposite of a troll.
Dude, thanks for liking my photo on Instagram. You're such a Broll man.
by whaddupdoe November 17, 2014
(TELEVISION JOURNALISM) stock video clip that adds meaning to a sequence or disguises the elimination of unwanted content. This technique of using the cutaway is common to hide zooms in documentary films: the visuals may cut away to B roll footage of what the person is talking about while the A camera zooms in, then cut back after the zoom is complete. The cutaway to B roll footage can also be used to hide "uh"s, sniffs, coughs, and so forth.

This can also be used to change the meaning of the speaker to fit the view of the producer.

In fiction film, the technique can be used to indicate simultaneous action or flashbacks, usually increasing tension or revealing information.
In the past, companies provided TV networks with stock footage, or b-roll, for programs about their industry. Now, they produce entire video news releases, or fake news stories that the networks air without attribution.

Soon all television will be commercials.
by Something Blue July 15, 2010
used to describe anything that you want
you want that shit?, yeah we got that b roll homie.
by white C November 06, 2010
adjective \Bi-rōl\

The people you hook up with in-between the people you actually like.
Dude: Yo, I shagged her last night
Guy: Nice! Is it serious?
Dude: Nah, she's B-Roll
by Andy Disnel January 03, 2014
1) To roll with your bros.
2) To adjourn to another location with one's friends.
2) To travel with, or (esp.) leave with, one's close male companions.
1) Hey, Louis has the nachos and Vicente has the beer, let's broll to Eddy's party.
2) Alright guys, we're done with this weak shit, time to broll to Eddy's party.
3) So then we brolled over to Eddy's place, with the bros, and it was awesome.
by Plaiddy October 22, 2014
"ultimatium" word and it can mean anything
"I was trying to masterbait to some good black brasilian fart porn earlier today and goddamn b-rolls kept popping up, so i switched to 2 girls 1 cup..."
by Bustin Buster January 29, 2009

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