Meaning of answer back in English:

answer back

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phrasal verb

  • also answer someone backRespond cheekily or disrespectfully to someone, especially when being criticized or told to do something.

    ‘you couldn't argue with a parent, you couldn't answer back’
    • ‘Mary resisted the temptation to answer her mother back’
    be impertinent to, talk back to, respond cheekily to, be cheeky to