Meaning of “talk back” in the English Dictionary

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"talk back" in British English

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(Definition of “talk back” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"talk back" in American English

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talk back

phrasal verb with talk us /tɔk/ verb [ I/T ]

to answer someone in a rude way:

Don’t talk back to your teacher.

(Definition of “talk back” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)