Thesaurus / answered back

other words for answered back

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


I might have answered back sharp enough, but I was expectin' you to speak.

I don't like being insulted myself, and if it had been my governess I should have answered back.

Then they answered back defiance from the caverns of the stronghold.

I haven't talked to any one really for years—not to any one who answered back.

The Pastor's WifeElizabeth von Arnim

They heard faintly through the noise of the storm, and answered back.

Esmond Clarenden answered back in a clear, low tone; and slowly and noiselessly the girl approached the camp.

Vanguards of the PlainsMargaret McCarter

She understood, too, why he never "answered back" or asked why.

The Little Colonel in ArizonaAnnie Fellows Johnston

I answered back with my handkerchief, waving it until the Festung Marienberg had passed out of view.

Wounded and a Prisoner of WarMalcolm V. (Malcolm Vivian) Hay

She talked, she laughed a little, she answered back the pleasantries of the seafaring folk who passed her doorway or her garden.

“Come to the stable door,” answered back a faint, trembling voice.