American and British English Words List (A to Z)

American and British English Words List (A to Z). These 125+ words will help you to understand the difference between American and British English.

AMERICANBRITISH
Adhesive tapeSticking plaster
AntennaAerial
ApartmentFlat
Awaken someoneKnock up
Baby bedCot/Crib
Baby carriage
Baby buggy
pram
BalconyGallery
BathrobeDressing gown
BillBanknote
BillfoldWallet
Bobbie pinHairgrip
Bomb (disaster)Bomb (success)
BureauChest of drawers
Business suitLounge suite
CallRing up
CanTin
CandySweets
Change pursepurse
Check (restaurant)Bill
ChipsCrisps
CigaretteFag
CityCorporation
ClosetCupboard
Clothes pinClothes peg
CookieBiscuit
Corn starchCorn flour
CrackerBiscuit
Delivery truckVan
Desk ClerkReceptionist
DiaperNappy
DishesWash up
DowntownCentre
DrapesCurtains
DruggistChemist
Drug store / PharmacyChemist’s shop
EditorialLeader
ElevatorLift
Engineer (train)Driver
EraserRubber
FacultyStaff
FallAutumn
FaucetTap
First floorGround floor
FlashlightTorch
Freeway / superhighwayMotorway
Freight truckGoods truck
French friesChips
GarbageRubbish
Garbage canDustbin
GasPetrol
Gas stationFilling Station
GeneratorDynamo
German shepherdAlsatian
Hardware storeIronmonger
HoodBonnet
IncorporationLimited
IntermissionInterval
JailGaol/jail
Jump ropeSkipping rope
Lawyer /attorneySolicitor
Lease / rentLet
Legal holidayBank holiday
License plateNumber plate
LineQueue
Lumber roomBox room
MailPost
MailboxPillar-box
MailmanPostman
Make reservationsBook
Meat grinderMincer
Monkey wrenchspanner
MotorcycleMotorbike
MovieFilm
Movie house/ theaterCinema
Muffler (car)Silencer
News dealerNews agent
Oil panSump
One way ticketSingle ticket
Orchestra seatsStalls
OverpassFlyover
PackageParcel
PantsTrousers
Parking lotCar park
PavementRoad surface
Pedestrian crossingZebra crossing
PeriodFull stop
Pocket knifePenknife
Powdered sugarIcing sugar
PrecinctDistrict
RaincoatMackintosh
RealtorEstate agent
RecessBreak
RestroomToilet/cloakroom
Round trip ticketReturn ticket
RubberCondom
Sack lunchPacked lunch
Sales clerkShop assistant
ScheduleTime-table
SedanSaloon car
SemesterTerm
Sewer pipeDrain
Shorts (underwear)Pants
SidewalkFootpath
SoccerFootball
Station wagonEstate car
StoveCooker
StrollerPushchair
TagLabel
Take-outTake-away
Tea cartTea trolley
ThreadCotton
ThumbtackDrawing pin
Traffic circleRoundabout
TruckLorry
Trunk /rear deckBoot
TubeValve
Two weeksFortnight
UndershirtVest
Underwearsmall
VacationHoliday
Vacuum cleanerHoover
VestWaistcoat
Wash clothFace flannel
Wash upWash your hands
Water heaterGeyser
WindbreakerWindcheater
WindshieldWindscreen
WireTelegram
YardGarden
ZeroNaught
Zip CodePostal Code
American and British English Words List (A to Z)
American and British English Words List (A to Z)