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

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