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

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