British vs. American English

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Can you name the words that have different meanings in the U.K. and the U.S.?

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British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
YardVegetable patch
DaycareNativity scene
Living roomBar
Young womanRude gesture
To criticiseList of candidates
Poorly organizedFeisty, determined
Picnic basketLaundry basket
To rambleTo equivocate
SidewalkRoad surface
French friesCrisps
To broilTo barbecue
Writing deskChest of drawers
Large, open tentSign over an entrance
Granola barPancake
AdministrationState
British MeaningWordAmerican Meaning
LawyerSalesman
SweaterDress worn over a blouse
GarterBraces
Mardi GrasTraveling fair
EraserCondom
CartTram
HikerRanch house
DiaperKinky
ExcellentTo earn high marks
FriendSpouse
To dim headlightsTo use smokeless tobacco
PacifierDuvet
MachinistTrain operator
UndershirtWaistcoat
Wheat or oatsMaize

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