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back-talk

[bak-tawk] /ˈbækˌtɔk/
verb (used without object), verb (used with object)
1.
to answer back.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60
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n.

also back-talk, "impertinent retort," 1858, originally often used in literary attempts at low Irish idiom, from back (adj.) + talk (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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