Definitions

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  • noun One who backtalks.

Etymologies

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backtalk +‎ -er

Examples

  • As stated, the fourth step involves getting on with your life while the backtalker continues protesting.

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  • The more quickly you appear to divert your interest from the backtalker to another topic in your life, the more subdued your backtalking adolescent will be.

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  • Sitters for those times when you need to disengage yourself from the backtalker should be mature adults who are reliable but not necessarily popular with your children, and who can be counted on to adhere to a structured schedule.

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  • After choosing the most logical consequence, the parent or other adult authority must enact the consequence immediately, without giving the backtalker another chance, no matter how much she pleads and promises to change.

    Backtalk

  • Assure them that even though a consequence —such as taking the backtalker to her room and ignoring her protests—may interrupt a conversation, it should not be a signal for the friend to leave.

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  • The fourth step is to disengage from a struggle with the backtalker.

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  • And remember—immediate ejection of the backtalker as a consequence for backtalking is not only impressive to the backtalker but serves as a dramatic show of strength to your children as well.

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  • The backtalker then looks at her nails, sits back, swings her leg, refuses to say another word, and seems to be very satisfied with herself.

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  • Backtalk in this age bracket is usually phrased so as to indicate that the backtalker has found you are not perfect:

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