American vs British English – Terms

Here’s an overview of some of the most commonly used terms:

American English

British English

Realtor

Station wagon

Sneakers

Cilantro

Eggplant

Blinkers

Faucet

Estate Agent

Estate car

Trainers (sports shoes)

Coriander

Aubergine

Indicators

Tap

…and there are more! Other common terms that differ between American & British English include:

American

Rooster

Pullover

French fries

Potato chips

Cookie

Candy

Airplane

Zucchini

Eggplant

Apartment

Subway

Drugstore

Line

British

Cockerel (male chicken)

Jumper/sweater

Chips

Crisps

Biscuit

Confectionary/sweets

Aeroplane

Courgette

Aubergine

Flat

Underground

Chemist’s

Queue

For an even more extensive list of American & British terms click here.

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