Definition of back talk noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


back talk

BrE BrE//ˈbæk tɔːk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbæk tɔːk//
(North American English) (British English backchat) [uncountable] (informal)
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a way of answering that shows no respect for somebody in authority
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