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

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