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

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