a person who subconsciouy coughs when they are in a situation that makes them unconfortable. often coughers are government officials who dont know what to say when asked a question. but can also be a person who doesnt get out much and when they do they dont know what to do.
Reporter: Sir, can you comment on the current situation in Nort Korea?
Gov' Person: *cough* *cough* umm *cough* sorry i have a bad cold, the current situation is slighty unstable but we are in control.
Reporter: *whispers to guy next to him* hes a cougher i can tell.
hot girl in club: hey there whats your name?
geek who lives with mom: *cough* my name *cough* is Martin.
hot girl: thats cool, my names Candy.
geek: *cough* cool *cough*