backtalk backtalk

Definition(s):

  • (n) an impudent or insolent rejoinder

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For blueness of blood the Beales take no backtalk from Biddles or Drexels or Rushes since they were direct descendants of Friend William Penn's Friend Andrew Griscom who .
  2. What has neverbeen heard before was the "breezy" backtalk which the Mother Country gave her grown-up brood of Dominions last week, as though she were beginning at last to think .

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  • Now 69 and the author of a recently published memoir in German, "Backtalk: From Letters and Testimony, 1990 to 2005," Krenz said that he changed little in the house.
    on Jun 1, 2006 By: Egon Krenz Source: International Herald Tribune

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