What do the British call a car windshield?

Is windshield American English or British English?

windscreen ​Definitions and Synonyms

the large glass window at the front of a vehicle. The American word is windshield.

What do Europeans call a windshield?

Windscreen – The English word for windshield. Windscreen wipers – The English for windshield wipers. Wing – Fender to you. To us a fender is a kind of guitar!

What do Americans call a windshield?

A windshield in the US is a windscreen in the UK. Also Americans say garage while the British say car park.

What do the British call a beach?

The British say “go to the seaside” (meaning I’m going to spend some time at the beach, swim, sunbathe etc.) It’s like “going to the mountains” or “going to the lake.” However, I once heard an Aussie saying: “I’m going to the sea” not the “seaside” meaning the same.

What is the British word for corn?

In American English the word “corn” refers to the seeds of the maize plant, or the plant itself. In British English, “maize” is a tall plant with large yellow seeds that grow together on a cob (= long hard part), and which are eaten as food, made into flour or fed to animals.

What is the British English word for faucet?

The British English word for faucet is sink.

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What do the British call a glove compartment?

Jockey Box

In England, and in certain areas of the northwest United States, glove boxes are still referred to as “jockey boxes.”.