meaning of backtalk

backtalk meaning in Urban Dictionary

v. To argue or react with sass to somebody. letter. An adverse or argumentative reaction. Frequently found in response to a command.

backtalk meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition back-talk, "impertinent retort," 1858, originally usually utilized in literary efforts at low Irish idiom, from back (adj.) + talk (n.).

backtalk meaning in General Dictionary

an impudent or insolent rejoinder