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backchat

[bak-chat] /ˈbækˌtʃæt/
noun, Informal.
1.
2.
Origin of backchat
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; back2 + chat
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British Dictionary definitions for backchat

backchat

/ˈbækˌtʃæt/
noun
1.
(informal) the act of answering back, esp impudently
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Slang definitions & phrases for backchat

backchat

noun

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

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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