Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


back talk.
(informal) the act of answering back, esp impudently


Impertinent and provocative replies, esp to a superior, elder, etc; back talk, sass (1800s+ British military)


Read Also:

  • Back-check

    to skate back toward one’s defensive zone obstructing or impeding the movement or progress of one or more opponents on attack. Compare check1 (def 15), fore-check. to check over or through; review: Back-check the files to see if the patient’s records are there.

  • Back clearance

    runout (def 1b).

  • Back clipping

    a word formed by omitting the last part of the form from which it is derived.

  • Back-cloth

    backdrop (def 1). Historical Examples But the first act, with the Kentish lanes and woods for a back-cloth, must have been charming. They and I Jerome K. Jerome Here, a back-cloth with trees and something to do as a fountain basin. Three Plays Luigi Pirandello I want the back-cloth to be a city, not to […]

Disclaimer: Backchat definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.