Meaning: to reply defiantly or disrespectfully


My child talks back to me when I give him an order.

That teacher lets his students talk back to him, I don’t think that is right.


About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.