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Noun: backtalk
Usage: N. Amer, informal (elsewhere: backchat)
  1. An impudent or insolent rejoinder
    "don't give me any of your backtalk";
    - sass [N. Amer, informal], sassing [N. Amer, informal], back talk [N. Amer, informal], lip [informal], mouth, backchat [Brit, informal]

Derived forms: backtalks

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

Encyclopedia: Backtalk