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back talk

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noun
an impudent response; impudence.
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Origin of back talk

First recorded in 1855–60

Other definitions for back talk (2 of 2)

back-talk
[ bak-tawk ]
/ ˈbækˌtɔk /

verb (used with or without object)
to answer back.

Origin of back-talk

First recorded in 1855–60
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