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

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