backchat

noun
back·​chat | \ ˈbak-ˌchat How to pronounce backchat (audio) \

Definition of backchat

1 : back talk
2 : gossipy or bantering conversation

Examples of backchat in a Sentence

Don't give me any backchat! there'll be no backchat from you, young lady
Recent Examples on the Web Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 Written in the most glorious prose, its beat and buoyancy is delivered by Dominic Hoffman, a master at capturing the rhythm of backchat and in rendering Brooklynese, Southern and Spanish speech. Katherine A. Powers, Star Tribune, 24 Dec. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of backchat

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Backchat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backchat. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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