back talk


back talk
Synonyms and related words:
acknowledgment, answer, answering, antiphon, back answer, backchat, cheek, comeback, echo, evasive reply, guff, impudence, insolence, jaw, lip, mouth, reaction, ready reply, receipt, rejoinder, repartee, replication, reply, repost, rescript, rescription, respondence, response, responsion, responsory, retort, return, reverberation, riposte, sass, sassiness, sauce, sauciness, short answer, snappy comeback, witty reply, witty retort, yes-and-no answer

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • back talk — back′ talk n. impudence • Etymology: 1855–60 back′ talk , v.i. v.t …   From formal English to slang

  • back talk — back ,talk noun uncount AMERICAN a rude way of answering someone who is telling you what to do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • back talk — [n] nasty reply cheek, guff, lip, mouth, sass; concepts 46,278 …   New thesaurus

  • back talk — n. Informal saucy or insolent retorts …   English World dictionary

  • Back Talk — Infobox Television episode | Title = Back Talk Series = Frasier Season = 7 Episode = 10 Airdate = 9 December 1999 Production = 40571 154 Writer = Lori Kirkland Director = Pamela Fryman Guests = Lisa Robinson (Connie) Prev = The Apparent Trap Next …   Wikipedia

  • back talk — {n.} A sassy, impudent reply. * /Such back talk will get you nowhere, young man!/ See: TALK BACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back talk — {n.} A sassy, impudent reply. * /Such back talk will get you nowhere, young man!/ See: TALK BACK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back\ talk — noun A sassy, impudent reply. Such back talk will get you nowhere, young man! See: talk back …   Словарь американских идиом

  • back talk — n 1.Inf. sass, Sl. mouth, Sl. lip, Sl. jaw, Sl. smart or wise talk, Sl. wisemouth, Sl. smart mouth; retort, comeback, rejoinder, riposte; gibe, jeer, scoff, sneer, taunt, mockery, sarcasm. 2. impudence, audacity, effrontery, Inf. cheek, Inf.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • back-talk — /bak tawk /, v.i., v.t. to answer back. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium


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