Synonyms of 'talk back'
▷ See talk
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If someone, especially a child, answers back, they speak rudely to you when you speak to them.
I always answered my parents back when I thought they were wrong.
If one person argues with another, they speak angrily to each other about something that they disagree about. You can also say that two people argue.
They were still arguing. I could hear them down the road.
Thesaurus for talk back from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you talk back to someone in authority such as a parent or teacher , you answer them in a rude way.