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backchat

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of backchat

  1. 1 disrespectful or argumentative talk given in response to a command or request there'll be no backchat from you, young lady Synonyms of backchat back talk, cheek, impertinence, impudence, insolence, mouth, sass, sauceWords Related to backchat comeback, 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, surlinessNear Antonyms of backchat civility, cordiality, courtesy, diplomacy, politeness, tactfulness; consideration, gallantry, gentility, graciousness, smoothness, suaveness, suavity; deference, respect; affability

  2. 2 friendly, informal conversation or an instance of this bored with the usual backchat with which people whiled away the lunch hour Synonyms of backchat chat, cackle, causerie, chatter, chin music, chin-wag [slang], chitchat, confab, confabulation, gab, gabfest, gossip, jangle, jaw, natter [chiefly British], palaver, patter, rap, schmooze, small talk, table talk, talk, tête-à-têteWords Related to backchat colloquy, conference, discourse, parley, powwow, symposium; debate, dialogue (also dialog), exchange, give-and-take; crosstalk, happy talk; yak (also yack), yammer, yap

  3. 3 good-natured teasing or exchanging of clever remarks outsiders sometimes mistook their constant backchat for spiteful bickering Synonyms of backchat banter, badinage, chaff, give-and-take, jesting, joshing, persiflage, raillery, reparteeWords Related to backchat barb, crack, dig, gag, gambit, jest, joke, laugh, pleasantry, quip, sally, waggery, wisecrack, witticism; drollness, facetiousness, funniness, hilariousness, humorousness, richness; fooling, kidding, mocking, razzing, ribbing, ridiculing; humor, wit, wordplay; nothings; chatter, chitchat, gossip, small talk


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