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

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