Shark Dream Meaning – Top 20 Dreams About Sharks

Did you dream about Shark? The shark is a powerful and strong predator animal of the water. A shark is an animal that lives inside the water, such as the sea or the ocean. Seeing a shark within your dream typically relates to your emotional state. Discover different contexts or hidden meanings of all common shark-related events within your dream here.

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Generic Shark Dream Symbol

To see a shark in your dream indicates feelings of anger, hunger, hostility, fierceness, and ruthlessness. You or someone else is going through an emotional period and can threaten people’s well beings.

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A shark represents a person in your life who is greedy and unscrupulous. If you dream about a shark, it may relate to another person or yourself with those greedy qualities without being sensitive to others’ needs.

Seeing or experiencing a shark attack in your swimming pool could foreshadow lurking misfortune such as a disease. You might soon be suffering from an accident, mishap caused by your own bad habits.

What does it mean to dream about being a shark?
By dreaming like you are the shark yourself, you display shark-like qualities in everyday life. You may be dealing with work where you have to take advantage of others to survive. Perhaps you are working in real estate, stock trading, or poker. You thrive on the weakness and blood of others.

If you successfully prey on others in the dream, expect good fortunes and success with your career and professional endeavors.

Dream About Aggressive Shark Against You

What does it mean to dream about a shark attacking you?
The context of a shark attack makes a difference in deciphering your dream. Take note of the context and situation that you were in when the shark attack occurred.

Were you leisurely cruising or bathing near the beach or river? It may mean some unexpected accidents or dangers in your everyday life. Were you fishing (working) out in the ocean while being attacked? The attack may refer to unexpected incidents at your workplace.

Take note of your emotional state and your reactions to the shark dream. Was the attack sudden or expected? Or did you know about a potential shark attack before going into the water? Were you able to escape to safety with relative ease? Are you afraid of the shark fin? It could be that the attack or upcoming incident will be a scare. Or did you actually get bitten and seriously hurt?

What is the dream meaning of a shark circling you?
The dream features a shark passing and circling you, waiting to launch an attack. It means that you are in some bad situation in either life or the workplace. You feel cornered and have nowhere to go. Perhaps You feel nervous and hopeless about where you are. The dream may reflect that you are doing badly with school tests or a hostile workplace with competitive coworkers.

What does it mean to dream about a shark ramming into you?
For dreams with sharks swimming towards you at full speed when you are on a boat or diving, it means that you are in great danger, and misfortune may happen soon.

Shark Biting

What does dreaming about shark biting mean?
The location of the shark biting you can give you further insight about dreaming about the shark bites. Depending on the bite’s body location and severeness, you can make more sense out of the interpretation. A shark biting in dreams is very similar to dog biting dreams. However, it can usually have more connections to your actual body since a shark is a much stronger symbol.

For example, if you dream about losing your leg inside a shark dream and you have diabetes, it means that you need to be careful about your life choices, and you can actually lose that leg since the risk exists and is very real. The shark biting leg within the dream here refers to lurking diabetes that can take away your leg if you are not careful.

Dreaming about sharks biting off your hand and arms may mean that some hostile or lurking coworkers are attacking you. The sharks represent their actions to try to get you fired or lose your job so that you lose your ability to work.

What does dreaming about shark swallowing mean?
When a huge shark eats you whole inside the dream, it means that you virtually have no way of fighting back against your current situation. You will have to be creative to get out of the unpleasant places that you are in.

Dream About Scary Shark Encounters

What does it mean to dream about fighting off a shark attack?
If the shark dream involves you actively fighting for your life in shark-infested waters, it indicates that you should fight against your situations. And if you do survive the attacks within your dream, it means that you will succeed and prevail.

What does dreaming about escaping from a shark attack mean?
The dream suggests that you have to try harder to escape from imminent danger in waking life. Remove yourself from a hostile environment and keep a safe distance from predatory individuals. You are a little sheep amongst a pack of wolves.

What does a dream about riding a shark mean?
Riding sharks in the dream foretells that you can overcome a difficult situation. You will be able to surf and defeat any issues that you are currently experiencing. By controlling the anger of people who are trying to hurt you, you will come out victorious.

What does it mean to dream about killing a shark?
If your dream involves actively killing a shark with a gun, it indicates that you will have to “kill” a bad relationship in waking life in a divorce. It could be a bad relationship with a selfish spouse or a hostile working environment.

Dream About Shark Observations

What does dreaming about sharks attacking others mean?
The dream suggests that you are undergoing or witnessing aggressive competitions. You may be pushing too hard on your close family and friends with your shark behavior. It may be time to tone down and be more conscious about other people’s needs.

What does it mean to view sharks at an aquarium in the dream?
To view sharks at the aquarium tank in the dream shows that difficult situations will no longer hurt you.

What is the dream meaning of seeing a dead shark?
Seeing a dead or rotten shark corpse means that your guardian angel will help you defeat the evil enemy. The guardian angel may be a close friend, family member, or just some nice stranger. You can avoid the lurking danger without actually having to face it yourself. Seeing dead sharks points to profits and good wealth in general.

What does it mean to dream about shark stalking prey?
The dream relates to sexual desire or the pursuit of a relationship. Either you desire someone, or someone else is desiring you.

What does dream about eating shark mean?
The dream suggests that you are overcoming your own negative, aggressive emotions and accepting them.

Dream About Parts of Shark

What is the dream meaning of shark fin?
Shark fins suggest that you know what is coming, and you still have time to react to your life encounters.

What is the dream meaning of shark teeth?
Holding onto shark teeth inside your dream means that you need to be more aggressive with your goals and endeavors.

Dream About Different Types of Sharks

Below is some common shark types that you may seen inside your dream.

Shark TypeDream Symbol
Big Black SharkSymbol of sickness and death.
Great White SharkTreacherous friends and people who are close to you.
Baby Pet SharkYour own inner aggression, usually on the masculine side.
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