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Definition of back answer

: a disrespectful retort hero-worshiping girl, absolutely dependent and submissive, with never a back answer— Richard Mallett

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First Known Use of back answer

1839, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of back answer was in 1839

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to mark by some ceremony or observation

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