Word differences between the English and Americans.


Some word differences between the English and Americans.

The English say: Trousers, while the Americans say: Pants.

The English say: Pants / Underwear / Knickers, while the Americans say: Underwear / panties.

Difference English v American Pants.

The English say: briefs/underpants, while the Americans say: shorts/jockey shorts.

The English say: Jumper / Pullover / Sweater / Jersey, while the Americans say: Sweater

The English say: Pinafore Dress, while the Americans say: Jumper

The English say: Vest, while the Americans say: Undershirt

The English say: Waistcoat, while the Americans say: Vest

The English say: Wellington Boots / Wellies, while the Americans say:
Galoshes

The English say: Mac (slang for Macintosh), while the Americans say: Rain Coat

The English say: Plimsolls, while the Americans say: Gym Shoes.

The English say: Trainers, while the Americans say: Sneakers.

The English say: Braces, while the Americans say: Suspenders.

The English say: Suspenders, while the Americans say: Holds up stockings.

The English say: Dressing Gown, while the Americans say: Robe.

The English say: Nappy, while the Americans say: Diaper.

The English say: Pinny / Apron, while the Americans say: Apron.

The English say: Polo Neck, while the Americans say: Turtle Neck.

The English say: Dressing Gown, while the Americans say: Bath Robe.

The English say: Swimming costume / Cozzy, while the Americans say: Bathing Suit.

The English say: Dungarees, while the Americans say: Overalls.

The English say: dressing-gown, while the Americans say: bathrobe.

The English say: bootlace/shoelace, while the Americans say: shoestring.

The English say: bowler/hard hat, while the Americans say: derby.

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