Definition of paraffiny in English:

paraffiny

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or suggestive of paraffin; covered or smeared with paraffin; smelling of paraffin.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), master mariner and author. From paraffin + -y.

Pronunciation

paraffiny

/ˈparəfɪni/