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

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