right back atcha

right 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: "You're one of the nicest people I know." B: "Aw, thanks! Right back atcha!" A: "You act like an idiot sometimes." B: "Right back atcha, you jerk."
See also: atcha, back, right
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If all is going well with your fella and he seems friendly and flirty right back atcha, ask him to meet up.
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.
The shield-armed zombies, who crouch down to use it as cover, are bad, since your bullets riccochet off the shield right back atcha.