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

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