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  1. backtalkverb

    To respond in an aggresively disputatious, often sarcastic or outright insolent manner.

    Peter was sent to detention for backtalking the teacher.

    derision, sass, backchat, lip, rebuttal

  2. backtalkverb

    mouth off, backchat, sass

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sass, sassing, backtalk, back talk, lip, mouthnoun

    an impudent or insolent rejoinder

    "don't give me any of your sass"

    sassing, lip, rima oris, oral fissure, mouthpiece, mouth, back talk, rim, brim, oral cavity, sass

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  • [[дързък]] [[отговор]], [[остроуменBulgarian
  • WiderwortGerman
  • vastaväite, väittää vastaanFinnish
  • toitoi, toiMāori
  • tegenspreken, tegenspraakDutch
  • kutipakuyQuechua
  • препираться, [[дерзкий]] [[ответ]], препирательство, пререкаться, [[резкий, пререканиеRussian

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