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Top 500 British Vs American Words – A Full List With Meaning

Top 500 British Vs American Words  

In the English language, there are some differences between British and American English. As they live on two continents, it is a common issue that their language should have some individualism.

This is very obvious that there are some words that are spoken and used in England but not the same way in America. 

In this lesson, you will get to know thousands of Br.E. Vs Am.E. words. No need to read another list if you know this vocabulary. In this interesting lesson, you are going to learn the full list of British VS American English. 

So, let’s jump into the list;

British Vs American Words List- Part: 01-100 

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Cotton Wool

Sticking Plaster

Aeroplane

Flat

Dialling Code

Dustbin

Perambulator (Pram)

Banknote

Wallet

Milliard

Form

Notice Board

Tin

Sweets

Stick

Crisps

Season Ticket

Cookery Book

Biscuit

Maize

Mad

Pedestrian Crossing

Napkin

Restaurant Car

Chemist

Lift

Rubber

Rubbish

Autumn

Tap

Ground Floor

 Torch

Chips

Match

Petrol

Influenza

Bonnet

Refrigerator

Angry

Postman

Cinema

Porridge

Surgery

Single Ticket

Parcel

Trousers

Car Park

Private

Tart

Crisps

Stew

Handbag

Railway

Break

Public Lavatory

Cv

Pavement

Shop

Tram

Underground

Lorry

Boot

Holiday(S)

Waistcoat

Windscreen

Garden

Postal Code

Zed

Zip

Absorbent Cotton

Adhesive Tape

Airplane

Apartment

Area Code

Ashcan

Baby Carriage (Buggy)

Bill

Billfold

Billion

Blank

Bulletin Board

Can

Candy

Cane

Chips

Commuter Ticket

Cookbook

Cookie, Cracker

Corn

Crazy

Crosswalk

Diaper

Dining Car

Druggist

Elevator

Eraser

Garbage

Fall

Faucet

First Floor

Flashlight

French Fries

Game

Gas

Grippe

Hood

Icebox

Mad

Mailman

Movies

Oatmeal

Office

One-Way Ticket

Package

Pants

Parking Lot

Personal

Pie

Chips

Potpie

Purse

Railroad

Recess

Rest Room

Resume

Sidewalk

Store

Streetcar

Subway

Truck

Trunk

Vacation

Vest

Windshield

Yard

ZipCode

Zee (Letter Z)    

Zipper

American Words Vs British Words List- Part: 101-200

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Accommodation

Action Replay     

Aerofoil

Aeroplane

Agony Aunt

Allen Key

Aluminium

Aniseed

Anticlockwise

Articulated Lorry

Asymmetric Bars

Aubergine

Baking Tray

Bank Holiday

Beetroot

Bill

Biscuit

Black Economy

Blanket Bath

Blind

Block Of Flats

Boiler Suit

Bonnet (Of A Car)

Boob Tube

Boot (Of A Car)

Bottom Drawer

Bowls

Braces

Brawn (The Food)

Breakdown Van

Breeze Block

Bridging Loan

Bumbag

Candyfloss

Car Park

Casualty

Catapult

Central Reservation

Chemist

Chips

Cinema

Cling Film

Common Seal

Consumer Durables

Cornflour

Cos (Lettuce)

Cot

Cot Death

Cotton Bud

Cotton Wool

Council Estate

Courgette

Court Car

Crash Barrier

Crisps

Crocodile Clip

Cross-Ply

Crotchet (Music

Current Account

Accommodations

Instant Replay

 Airfoil

 Airplane

Advice Columnist

Allen Wrench

 Aluminum

 Anise

 Counterclockwise

Tractor-Trailer

Uneven Bars

 Eggplant

Cookie Sheet

Legal Holiday

 Beet(S)

 Check

 Cookie; Cracker

Underground Economy

Sponge Bath

 (Window) Shade

Apartment Building

Coveralls

Hood

Tube Top

Trunk

Hope Chest

 Lawn Bowling

 Suspenders

Headcheese

Tow Truck

Cinder Block

Bridge Loan

Fanny Pack

Cotton Candy

Parking Lot

Emergency Room

Slingshot

Median Strip

Drugstore

French Fries

Movie Theater; The Movies

Plastic Wrap

Harbor Seal

Durable Goods

Cornstarch

Romaine

Crib

Crib Death

Cotton Swab

Absorbent Cotton

(Housing) Project

Zucchini

D Face Card

Guardrail

Chips; Potato Chips

Alligator Clip

Bias-Ply

Quarter Note

Checking Account

British Vs American Words List- Part: 201-300

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Danger Money  

Demister (In A Car)   

Dialling Tone    

Diamante  

Double Cream     

Draughts (Game)    

Drawing Pin     

Dressing Gown    

Drink-Driving    

Drinks Cupboard     

Drinks Party     

Driving Licence    

Dual Carriageway    

Dummy (For A Baby)  

Dust Sheet      

Dustbin

Earth (Electrical)     

Engaged (Of A Phone)     

Estate Agent       

Estate Car    

Ex-Directory    

Faith School    

Financial Year  

Fire Brigade/Service     

First Floor  

Fish Finger     

Fitted Carpet     

Flannel  

Flat

Flexitime

Flick Knife     

Flyover

Football

Footway

Fringe (Hair)     

Full Board (In Hotels)     

Full Stop (Punctuation)     

Garden

Gearing (Finance)  

Gear Lever      

Goods Train      

Greaseproof Paper  

Green Fingers    

Grill (Noun)     

Grill (Verb)    

Ground Floor    

Groundsman

Ide

Hatstand  

Hen Night     

Hire Purchase  

Hoarding

Hob

Holdall

Holiday

Holidaymaker

Homely

Hosepipe

In Hospital     

Hot Flush  

Housing Estate   

Hazard Pay

Defroster

Dial Tone

Rhinestone

Heavy Cream

Checkers

Thumbtack

Robe; Bathrobe

Drunk Driving

Liquor Cabinet

Cocktail Party

Driver’s License

Divided Highway

Pacifier

Drop Cloth

Garbage Can

Ground

Busy

Real Estate Agent, Realtor(Trademark)

Station Wagon

Unlisted

Parochial School

Fiscal Year

Fire Company/Department

Second Floor

Fish Stick

Wall-To-Wall Carpeting

Washcloth

Apartment

Flextime

Switchblade

Overpass

Soccer

Sidewalk

Bangs

American Plan

Period

Yard; Lawn

Leverage

Gearshift

Freight Train

Wax Paper/Waxed Paper

Green Thumb

Broiler

Broil

First Floor

Groundskeeper

Hairsl  Barrette

Hatrack

Bachelorette Party

Installment Plan

Billboard

Stovetop

Carryall

Vacation

Vacationer

Homey

 (Garden) Hose

In The Hospital

Hotflash

Housing Development

American Words Vs British Words List- Part: 301-400

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Ice Lolly        

Icing Sugar      

Indicator (On A Car)     

Inside Leg  

Jelly Babies  

Joe Bloggs     

Joe Public     

Jumble Sale  

Jump Lead     

Jumper 

Junior School     

Kennel

Ladybird 

A Lettuce      

Level Crossing  

Lift  

Lolly  

Lollipop Lady (Or Man)     

Loo (Toilet)    

Loose Cover    

Lorry   

Loudhailer 

Low Loader  

Lucky Dip    

Luggage Van    

Maize

Mangetout

Market Garden    

Marshalling Yard  

Maths

Metalled Road     

Milometer

Minim(Music)      

Mobile Phone     

Monkey Tricks      

Motorway     

Mum/Mummy     

Nappy     

Needlecord     

Newsreader     

Noughts And Crosses   

Number Plate  

Off-Licence       

Opencast Mining    

Ordinary Share     

Oven Glove      

Paddling Pool  

Paracetamol     

Parting (In Hair)    

Patience     

Pavement    

Pay Packet    

Pedestrian Crossing  

Peg   

Pelmet     

Petrol    

Physiotherapy    

Pinafore Dress  

Plainchocolate    

Plain Flour    

Polo Neck    

Positive Discrimination     

Postal Vote    

Postbox     

Postcode     

Potato Crisp  

Power Point     

Pram     

Press Stud    

Press-Up      

Public School    

Public Transport  

Punchbag     

Pushchair     

Pylon   

Popsicle(Trademark)

Confectioners’ Sugar

Turn Signal

Inseam

Jelly Beans

Joeblow

John Q. Public

Rummage Sale

Jumper Cable

Sweater

Elementary School

Doghouse

Ladybug

A Head Of Lettuce

Grade Crossing

Elevator

Popsicle(Trademark)

Crossing Guard

John

Slipcover

 Truck

Bullhorn

Flatbed Truck

Grab Bag

Baggage Car

Corn

Snow Pea

Truck Farm

Railroad Yard

Math

Paved Road

Odometer

Half Note

Cell Phone

Monkeyshines

Expressway; Highway

Mom/Mommy

Diaper

Pinwale

Newscaster

Tic-Tac-Toe

License Plate

Liquor Store; Package Store

Open-Pit Mining

Common Stock

Oven Mitt

Wading Pool

 Acetaminophen

 Part

Solitaire

Sidewalk

Pay Envelope

Crosswalk

 Clothespin

Valance

Gas; Gasoline

Physical Therapy

 Jumper

Dark Chocolate

All-Purpose Flour

Turtleneck

Reverse Discrimination

Absentee Ballot

Mailbox

Zip Code

Potato Chip

Electrical Outlet

Baby Carriage; 

Stroller Snap

Pushup

Private School

Public Transportation

Punching Bag

Stroller

Utility Pole

British Vs American Words List- Part: 401-500

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Quantity Surveyor     

Quaver (Music)    

Queue     

Racing Car     

Railway       

Real Tennis     

Recorded Delivery  

Registration Plate     

Remould (Tyre)    

Reverse The Charges    

Reversing Lights  

Right-Angled Triangle   

Ring Road      

Room Only      

Roundabout(At A Fair)      

Roundabout (In Road)      

Rowing Boat      

Sailing Boat        

Saloon (Car)      

Sandpit  

Sandwich Cake     

Sanitary Towel       

Self-Raising Flour     

Semibreve (Music)  

Semitone(Music)     

Share Option      

Shopping Trolley     

Show House/Home   

Silencer (On A Car)    

Silverside    

Skimmed Milk     

Skipping Rope     

Skirting Board     

Sledge   

Sleeper     

Sleeping Partner  

Slowcoach     

Snakes And Ladders     

Solicitor    

Soya/Soya Bean      

Splashback     

Spring Onion     

Stag Night    

Stanley Knife     

Starter    

State School   

Storm In A Teacup    

Surtitle    

Swede   

Sweet(S)   

Estimator

Eighth Note

Line

Race Car

Railroad

Court Tennis

Certified Mail

License Plate

 Retread

Call Collect

Back-Up Lights

Right Triangle

Beltway

European Plan

Carousel

Traffic Circle

Rowboat

Sailboat

Sedan

Sandbox

Layercake

Sanitary Napkin

Self-Rising Flour

Whole Note

Half Step

Stock Option

Shopping Cart

Model Home

Muffler

Rump Roast

Skim Milk

Jump Rope

Baseboard

Sled

Railroad Tie

Silent Partner

Slowpoke

Chutes And Ladders

Lawyer

Soy/Soybean

Backsplash

Green Onion

Bachelor Party

Utility Knife

 Appetizer

Public School

Tempest In A Teapot

Supertitle

 Rutabaga

 Candy

American Words Vs British Words List- Part: 501-600 

American(US) Word British(UK) Word
Takeaway (Food)    

Taxi Rank    

Tea Towel      

Terrace House

Tick    

Ticket Tout     

Tights    

Timber    

Titbit    

Toffee Apple    

Touch Wood     

Trade Union     

Trading Estate       

Trainers     

Tram      

Transport Café    

Trolley     

Twelve-Bore  

Unalike    

Underground     

Vacuum Flask     

Verge (Of A Road)     

Vest     

Veterinary Surgeon  

Wagon (On A Train)    

Waistcoat     

Walking Frame  

Wardrobe     

Water Ice     

Weatherboard    

White Coffee    

White Spirit     

Wholemeal Bread      

Windcheater       

Windscreen    

Wing (Of A Car)    

Worktop    

Yale Lock      

Zebra Crossing   

Takeout; To Go

Taxi Stand

Dish Towel

Row House

Check Mark

Scalper

 Pantyhose

Lumber

Tidbit

Candy Apple

Knock On Wood

Labor Union

Industrial Park

Sneakers

Streetcar; Cable Car

Truck Stop

Shopping Cart

Twelve-Gauge

Unlike

Subway

Thermos Bottle

Shoulder

Undershirt

Veterinarian

Car

Vest

Walker

Closet

Italian Ice

Clapboard

Coffee With Cream

Mineral Spirits

Wholewheat Bread

Windbreaker

Windshield

Fender

Countertop

Cylinder Lock

 Crosswalk

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