Examples of back talk in a Sentence
Don't give me any back talk!
his mother sent him to his room because of his constant back talk
First Known Use of back talk
back talk Synonyms
Synonymsbackchat, cheek, impertinence, impudence, insolence, mouth, sass, sauce
Related Wordscomeback, rejoinder, retort, riposte, wisecrack; cuteness, discourtesy, disrespect, guff, impoliteness, nonsense, rudeness, tactlessness; audaciousness, audacity, boldness, brazenness; coarseness, crassness, crudity, vulgarity; abruptness, bluffness, bluntness, brusqueness, crossness, curtness, gruffness, surliness
Near Antonymscivility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability
BACK TALK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of back talk for English Language Learners
: rude speech in reply to someone who should be spoken to with respect
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