back atcha

back atcha

An exclamation used to express the same sentiment back to the original speaker; same as "you too" and "same to you." ("atcha" is a colloquial contraction of "at you.") Primarily heard in US, South Africa. A: "I hope you have a great day!" B: "Back atcha, buddy!" A: "You're a real jerk, you know that?" B: "Back atcha!"
See also: atcha, back
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When asked was she copying her hairstyle she cooly responded with 'I never knew Cheryl had invented the braid.' Straight back atcha!
I will make you pay for doing this to me!" "Right back atcha, Maul," thought Bracken.
"Right back atcha, kid." Hanging up the receiver, he rubbed his chin, still watching the quilt.
If all is going well with your fella and he seems friendly and flirty right back atcha, ask him to meet up.
The shield-armed zombies, who crouch down to use it as cover, are bad, since your bullets riccochet off the shield right back atcha.