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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.

    Synonyms:
    derision, sass, backchat, lip, rebuttal

  2. backtalkverb

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    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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