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

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