cockney rhyming slang for tramp
shut up u fuckin paraffin lamp
by callum h July 25, 2005
Normally one who chooses to live outside society's boundaries. Scavengers and beggars. Unwashed and unkempt, sleeping rough.
"Look at that dirty old 'paraffin lamp' sleeping in that doorway!!"
by crazyhoop December 08, 2006