clap back

clap back

1. verb To respond to an insult or criticism, sometimes in a vengeful manner. She calmly clapped back at critics by asserting that her weight is none of their business. I'm not proud of it, but I did clap back at the girl who stole my boyfriend by starting a vicious rumor about her.
2. noun A response to an insult or criticism, sometimes in a vengeful manner. I'm not great at the clap back because I get easily flustered by criticism. Her clap back was a vicious rumor targeting the girl that stole her boyfriend.
See also: back, clap
References in classic literature ?
Od-rabbit it, no mortal was ever run in such a manner; if I dodged one way, one had me; if I offered to clap back, another snapped me.
The host's clap back went a bit too far when Kelly suddenly said that Fonda's name is "synonymous with outrage.
It's part and parcel of the game and the West Brom fans gave me a lot of support and I gave them a little clap back.
They didn't clap back and for the second time a strange silence fell on the most unruly room in the world.
To further develop a physical response to rhythmic notation in your youngest students, tap a one- or two-measure rhythm on the student's arm, and then have the student clap back the given rhythm, tap it on his knees and tap the same rhythm on two other surfaces--a table, bench, drum or other rhythm instruments.
So, she decided to clap back at her critics on social media by writing something positive out of the criticisms she received from them.
Despite what some deemed a controversial picture, the actress stood by her post and her clap back towards the hater who called her out over it.
So I wouldn't say I was using it to clap back at anyone," Durant added.
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After Tuesday's episode saw the return of Chloe Lukasiak, and the dramatic reunion that followed at the weekly competition, she took to Twitter to clap back against viewers who slammed her decision to return to the Lifetime series.
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com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/304770-the-most-retweeted-tweet-of-the-campaign-clinton-telling) Hillary Clinton in the Twitter clap back hall of fame Wednesday when he - again - mocked the physique of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.