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Noun: backchat  'bak,chat
Usage: Brit, informal
  1. Light teasing repartee
    - banter, raillery, give-and-take, josh [N. Amer, informal], borax [Austral, informal], borak [Austral, informal], bants [Brit, informal]
     
  2. An impudent or insolent rejoinder
    "don't give me any of your backchat";
    - sass [N. Amer, informal], sassing [N. Amer, informal], backtalk [N. Amer, informal], back talk [N. Amer, informal], lip [informal], mouth

Derived forms: backchats

Type of: comeback, counter, rejoinder, repartee, replication, retort, return, riposte

Encyclopedia: Backchat