Spider Dream Interpretations

Did you dream about spiders? Spider is a scary symbol that draws quite a bit of emotion within your dreams. In this complete spider related dream interpretation guide, we will go over the most common dream symbols that involve spiders. Please feel free to leave comments if you have any other dreams about spiders. Discover all the meanings and interpretations of common spider dreams here now.

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General Spider Dream Interpretation

In your spider related dream, keep track of your own dream emotions during the time of the dream. Are you frightened or scared to the presence of the spider? Or are you observing the spider as it goes about its business. Does the spider inside the dream appear to be poisonous or aggressive? All of those details offer valuable clues to deciphering your spider dream.

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General Spider Dream Symbols

The spiders are also symbolic of feminine powers or an overbearing mother figures in your life. That could be the case when you dream about spiders crawling on you, or spiders infestations everywhere. The abundance of spiders represents ensnaring and controlling forces that are sucking the life right out of you.

Lastly, a single static spider may refers to a powerful force protecting you against your self-destructive behavior. Consider it as a hidden force protecting you from other bad insects.

Spiders are also a symbol of creativity due to the intricate webs they spin. Look into the context of the spider dream to figure out their underlying symbol and message.

Consider the location where you encounter the spider in the dream. Dreaming about a spider in bedroom on a bed or mattress with you; indicates that a feminine figure is messing with your personal life. Particularly with your romantic relationships if you have a boy/girlfriend or a spouse.

What Does Killing Spiders Mean?
If you kill a single spider in your dream, then it symbolizes misfortune and bad luck. To see a dead spider in your dream implies that you have overcome some strong feminine temptation.

What Does It Mean to See Yourself as Spider?
Seeing yourself dreaming as a spider indicates that you are feeling like an outsider. You want to crawl and web yourself in the corner and wait. You want to keep your distance and stay away from outside situations.

Dream About Spider Actions

What is the meaning to dream about spider climbing?
To see a spider climbing up a wall or ceiling in your dream; denotes that your desires will be soon be realized. The dream meanings has similar connotations if you see a flying or jumping spider in your dream.

What does it mean to see spider hanging?
To dream that a spider is hanging and coming down on you from the ceiling; indicates that you are unable to escape from some relationship.

What does it mean to see falling spider?
A falling spider inside your dream means that you may lose some powerful friends who tend to look after you.

What is the meaning of talking spider?
When the spider is talking in the dream, make sure you listen to it. The message that it talks about can have important meanings. It could relate to reminders of waking life, perhaps you need to have patience and creativity like a spider.

What does it mean to dream about spider tickling you?
For a non-threatening spider tickling your back; it is a reminder for you that life is too short. Focus and do what makes you happy and feeling creative. Have patience in your endeavors.

Aggressive Spider

What does dreaming about spider fighting another spider mean?
If your dream is about two spiders fighting and attacking each other; two of your close feminine friends, coworkers, or even family members may be having hidden conflicts or power struggles.

What does it mean about spider catching prey?
If the spider is catching prey and feeding on it, consider the type of insects being caught. It suggest that you are transforming their underlying symbols into energy that empowers and motivates you. Bee relates to industry, good luck. Wasp could suggest territorial and protective mindset. Butterfly points to creativity and romance. And mosquitoes relates to people who annoy you and nag you.

Dream About Spider Attacking or Biting You

To dream that you are bitten by a spider; represents a conflict with your mother and other female figures in your life. A female boss or coworker might be giving you a hard time. The spider biting dream is a metaphor for a devouring mother or the feminine power to possess and entrapment.

To dream about a spider bite or sting on your arms or legs without actually “seeing” a spider biting you; suggests that you are feeling trapped by some relationship. The lingering wound on your hand or feet is reminding you of the conflicting past.

Dreaming about Spiders chasing after you; means that you want to escape or run away from the dominant female figures in your life.

If the spiders are on your head or in your hair and attacking or biting you; it points to the constant nagging from the dominant female figures. Their words and negativity are starting to “get into your head”. It means the same thing if you realize the spider is under your skin.

When the spider is attacking your general face area such as nose and eyes; it means that the feminine figure is overshadowing you. Their actions are preventing you from expressing yourself.

Dream About Spider on Your Body

To interpret the dream of spider is coming out from your body; combine the powerful feminine symbol along with the underlying body part dream symbols to get some clues about your dream.

For example, if you dream about spider inside your ear; you may need to listen more to your feminine side. Or considering taking the advice of female figures in your life such as mother.

Dreams about spiders coming out of your mouth and throat or if you are eating a spider; symbolizes your control over a situation. You are not afraid to exert your dominance in a relationship. However, you will need to express your thoughts and opinions better.

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What Is the Meaning of Spider Webs?
To actively see a spider spinning a web in your dream; signifies that you will be rewarded for your hard work. You will be promoted in your job or recognized for your achievement in a difficult task. It is even more so if you dream yourself as the spider spinning the web. Maybe you are working on a complicated project that involves many interconnecting pieces.

If you are entangled in a spider web like a trap however; it indicates a feeling of being entangled or trapped in a sticky or clingy relationship. Dreaming about cleaning spider webs; means that you are on your way to get yourself out of emotional and physical entanglements.


What Is the Meaning of Spider Eggs?
To see spider eggs in dreams suggests that you are not able to fully acknowledge your potential. You are being held back from expressing yourself. However, seeing spider coming out from spider eggs; means that you are in the process of expressing your true thoughts and opinions.

It has the same meaning when you see a spider nest inside your dream.

However, the dream is different if you see a pregnant spider actively laying eggs. Instead it will have similar meanings as compared to a pregnancy dream. Someone that you know in your life may get pregnant soon.


What Is the Meaning of Spider Pet?
Dreaming about having and owning a pet spider, and while being afraid of them in real life. It means that you may be ready to face your other fears in the everyday life. Time to tackle new obstacles and face new adventures.

Other Spider Related Terms

What Is the Meaning of Spider Man?
To see or dream that you are Spiderman; indicates that you need to draw on your own inner strength and willpower. Remember the phrase “great power comes great responsibility”. You may have come into recent powers to help you overcome adversity. With that new found powers, you will then be able to help others in need.

What Is the Meaning of Spider Tattoo?
Dreaming about getting or having a spider tattoo; means that you are not afraid to express your feminine and creative side. However, be careful if the spider tattoo features a poisonous spider. It may mean that you are planning something deceitful and deadly that may cause damage to others.

Dream About Size of Spider

What is the meaning of baby spider or tiny spider?
If you dream of baby spiders, then it symbolizes a new or recent relationship.

What does it mean to dream about big spider?
If you dream about a huge or giant non-deadly spider like the large Huntsman (Wooden) spider or Wolf Spider; it means that you have some powerful friends who hide in the shadows to help you fend off misfortunes. Things seem bigger than what they are. Look both inside and outside. You will be able to find strength and get you through the bad times.

However, be aware that if the giant spider in the dream appears to be poisonous like the Black Widow. It means that misfortune in your life may be arriving soon. The dangers are imminent and lurking in the dark.

Dream About Different Spider Color

The colors of the spiders can usually be read with their general dream color symbols.

Spider ColorDream Meanings
White SpiderHealing, hope, energy.
Jet black spider like Black WidowDishonesty, terror, disappointment.
Red spider (Non-poison)Guard, happy, passion.
Green spiderCalm, sadness, time to recover.
Blue spiderMoving on, engagement, content.
Yellow spiderHappy, random events, strangeness.
Orange SpiderGenerosity, liveliness, sociability.
Pink SpiderLove, joy, sweetness, happiness.
Purple SpiderRoyalty, high rank, justice, wealth and dignity.
Silver and Gold spiderGood fortune, wealth.
Striped spiderThings are not what they seem.
Brown SpiderPhysical comfort, conservatism, and a materialistic perspective.
Hairy spider (tarantula)Look under the surface for the result.
Spots on the spiderStressful times will pass.

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