Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who coughs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who coughs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who coughs.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • For the record, the "cougher" confirms that Harvey's voice is very much like it was when she was a teenager with hearing, but with one subtle yet significant difference.

    Articles - JazzTimes

  • Change seats if you end up near a cougher, sneezer or someone who looks feverish.

    Where Germs Lurk on Planes

  • The Sixth Symphony couldn't have been a better demonstration, in fact, with its long, sad first movement spiked by a rhythmic cougher in the audience for its final hushed notes and the two final movements which couldn't have been more amusing and lively.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • The Sixth Symphony couldn't have been a better demonstration, in fact, with its long, sad first movement spiked by a rhythmic cougher in the audience for its final hushed notes and the two final movements which couldn't have been more amusing and lively.

    Behind The Iron Curtain at the SF Symphony

  • Some shield their lips under they're utterly certain and we call this guy, the cougher.

    CNN Transcript Jun 1, 2007

  • But it also looks like they built a cougher dam down there, J.T., to try to stem the flow.

    CNN Transcript Sep 3, 2005

  • They had not heard the cougher move away — if he had, he was truly noiseless — but the sound stopped.

    State of fear

  • And then at one point there's a question about popular culture and the cougher, the professor doesn't have an answer apparently, and so the wife for the first time suddenly seem to develop a cough out of nowhere.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2003

  • And then at one point there's a question about popular culture and the cougher, the professor doesn't have an answer apparently, and so the wife for the first time suddenly seem to develop a cough out of nowhere.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2003

  • The best was, that when this cougher, in a full act or assembly held at the Mathurins, had with great confidence required his breeches and sausages, and that they were flatly denied him, because he had them of Gargantua, according to the informations thereupon made, he showed them that this was gratis, and out of his liberality, by which they were not in any sort quit of their promises.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

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