Jen’s English Tip’s – British Vs American English Names for Clothing



British and American English Names for Clothing

There are many differences between British and American English. In addition to pronunciation and spelling there are also different words. This lesson lists most of the different names of articles of clothing..

Trousers Pants
Pants/underwear/knickers Underwear/panties
Jumper/pullover/Sweater/Jersey Sweater
Pinafore dress Jumper
Vest/singlet Undershirt
Waistcoat Vest
Wellington boots/wellies Gum Boots
Mac (Macintyosh) Rain coat
Plimsolls Gym shoes
Trainers Sneakers
Braces Suspenders
Dressing gown Bath Robe
Nappy Diaper
Pinny Apron
Polo neck Turtle neck
Swimming costume/cozy Bathing suit

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