backchat
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbæk.tʃæt/
Noun

backchat

  1. (British) Cheeky or impertinent responses, especially to criticism.
    • 2004, Alan Hollinghurst, The Line of Beauty, Bloomsbury, 2005, Chapter 6,
      Old Pete would have had some smart gay backchat to deal with an awkward moment like this.
Synonyms Verb

backchat (backchats, present participle backchatting; past and past participle backchatted)

  1. To respond in a disputative, often sarcastic manner.
    Peter was sent to detention for backchatting the teacher.
Synonyms


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