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back talk

back talk

noun

: rude speech in reply to someone who should be spoken to with respect

Full Definition of BACK TALK

:  impudent, insolent, or argumentative replies

Examples of BACK TALK

  1. Don't give me any back talk!
  2. <his mother sent him to his room because of his constant back talk>

First Known Use of BACK TALK

1858

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