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- (US) Verbal impudence or argumentative discourse, given in response.
- Don't give me any backtalk; just go clean your room.
- backchat (UK)
verbal impudence or argument
- (transitive) To respond to in an aggressively disputatious, often sarcastic or insolent manner.
- Peter was sent to detention for backtalking the teacher.
disputatively or sarcastically respond