Gun dream dictionary

Uncover Hidden Dream Meanings

Guns are a representation of violent behavior, control, supremacy, and defense. To see a gun in one's dream can indicate anger, violence and probable danger.

Guns according to the famous dream psychologist Sigmund Freud is connected to sexual aggression. To kill someone in a dream with a gun can denote a desire to cut of part of your life. A gun may also indicate your inner instincts. To be shot by a gun can indicate a person will make you feel vulnerable. You can be on the defensive side or you may be deal something with issues of aggressiveness and power. If the gun shoots accurately then the dream indicates power and self-confidence. If a gun doesn’t fire properly, it indicates the feelings of weaknesss and less confidence. If you are attacking someone with a gun then you should be aware of your anger towards others. If you find yourself being shot in your dream, that may indicate an emotional assault in your daily life. If you find others surrounding you with guns this may indicate you are going to face something dangerous that can lead to horrible situation. Guns can feature in many different dreams and I am here to help you decode this dream. I am Flo, scroll down to find your dream.

Your dream:

  • You are carrying a gun.
  • You are shooting someone with your gun.
  • You are being shot by a gun.
  • Some people are running after you with a gun.
  • Some of your close ones got shot by gun.

What is the dream Interpretation of a gun?

If you are worried about something in life, you may dream of a gun. A gun is a sign of supremacy and pride. Perhaps you are searching for protection in your dream. Also, it is a signal of upcoming danger. If you carry a gun in your dream this determines that you are confident enough to face many of life's hurdles. It gives you strong feeling to win. If you see yourself loading a gun in a dream this means that you need a lesson in trying to suppress your anger. It also can indicate your capability in defending yourself in a tough situation. It gives you confidence that you can face any trouble.

For one's gun to not fire in your dream can indicate your helpless feeling in some situation. This also denotes that one must overcome life's problems in a different way. That means the approach you are applying to overcome your problems is not working. A faulty gun also stands for sexual weakness, a panic of impotence. The actual act of firing a gun indicates sexual power for men. Shooting someone with a gun shows your destructive feeling and buried anger towards that person. You can blame those people for something. Watching this dream means you can control your anger towards others, if you don’t do so, you may create trouble for others. Watching someone shooting at you with a gun hints that you may be experiencing conflict or have an argument in your life. If you see many people surrounding you with guns this may indicate that you are fearing of getting robbed by the robbers. To commit suicide in a dream with a gun is a negative omen, it means that you need to think about the future more. Maybe you are holding onto some precious in life. There is a lucrative market for guns in the US but in dreams there is pressure about violence. 

What does a gang shooting mean in a dream? 

Shooting in the dream often indicates a complex or difficult situation. As I’ve already mentioned it also denotes a rejection of some type. Seeing a “gang” of people shooting at each other can indicate a recognition that people will help you. To see a “drive” by shooting can suggest that you will protect people around you.

What is the dream interpretation of not being able to shoot?

Not being able to shoot a firearm in a dream can indicate that you are fearing your sense of personal security or possible loss of confidence in life. Alternatively, this dream can indicate a positive shift for the better. If you cannot load the gun due to panicking or being frightened. This could just be a fragmentation of your own confidence.

What does it mean to dream of a gun pulled on me?

Having a gun pulled on you during the dream can be rather worrying.  In my view, this dream indicates going to be a person that you need to look out for. It may be interpreted as meaning that other people are going to turn to you for advice. In aging dream dictionaries, somebody pulls a gun out it can suggest a fair woman provide you with advice. This is rather far-fetched in our modern world but I do like to include some of the older dream interpretations.

What is it me to dream of a replica or toy gun?

A plastic replica gun indicates that you are going to be threatened but it is not going to be significant. In dreams, replica weapons look like the real thing, and in life too. To dream that you robbed a bank, post office person with a replica gun can suggest that something is going to backfire on you.

What does it mean to dream of a stranger shooting a gun?

To see a stranger shooting a gun can indicate hard work but that you need to be aware of somebody who may cause fraud and deceit. The stranger pointing a gun at you signifies a lock of something important. If somebody shot you and you actually died in a dream this can suggest a symbolic sign of renewal. If you knew the person shooting the gun during the dream it can indicate many different undertakings going forward.

What is the spiritual meaning of a gun? 

When a gun is locked in a cabinet, or disabled spiritual it can indicate danger. To load a gun or get this ready in a dream from a spiritual perspective can indicate that someone will damage you. Spiritually, guns represent a shift spiritually for the better.

What does it mean to see a child with a gun in a dream?

Anti-gun people argue that guns kill 15 young people each day, in dreams spiritually to see  Also daughter in relation to gun can suggest a possible dilemma life. Obviously, dreaming of children being killed by guns can be somewhat disturbing. If firearms are lying around in your dream, this can suggest that you’re going to be tested in life.

What’s the dream interpretation of gun pointed at me?

Having a gun pointed at you in a dream can cause anxiety and disturbing feelings. You can wake up in a sweat wondering if it were all true or you were just dreaming. To have such dream indicates confrontation and bravery. How were you feeling when the gun was pointed at you? If you felt ready and not scared at all, it means you’re ready to overcome every difficulty on the road to success in waking life. If you were scared, it represents your discomfort. You feel trapped and unable to freely express your opinion and attitude about something that’s important to you. Your dream denotes uncomfortable and unpleasant situations in waking life. You will handle everything well. Having a gun pointed at you might represent a recent task you’re given but don’t want to finish. Or pressure you’re feeling by doing something that you believe it’s inappropriate or unnatural. Feeling trapped and abused? It’s time you do something about it, other than complaining. Try to think about why you had such a dream.

What does a dream of the gun not firing signifies?

The gun is a symbol of self-destruction, power, death, and anger. If you dreamed of a gun not firing, it might represent a change of old opinions. You will stop someone from doing something negative. It can imply that you are facing a last-minute obstacle. Maybe you were supposed to perform a task you disliked? Or that you have questioned your performance? The fact the gun did not fire is positive - maybe it’s time you approach people in a different way? However, if you forgot to load the gun with bullets, and it didn’t fire because of this reason, the dream means all your efforts will go to waste because of possible carelessness. Try to “think” about life and avoid putting yourself in a dangerous position. Finding a way out won’t be easy, however, it won’t be impossible as well. Are you putting your efforts and time in the wrong place? It’s time you reconsider your actions before you lose any more time on something worthless. So I feel that this dream indicates that you are you feeling tired or stressed. My advice is to…relax!

What’s the dream interpretation of a gun battle?

There’s nothing worse than dreaming of a gun battle. However, it’s not an unusual dream. Everyone experiences these dreams once in a while because they signify our waking life, especially hidden fears.  I can remember having a dream of a gun battle at war. So what does it all mean? Spiritually? To be in the middle of a gun battle suggests that you’re experiencing some trouble or confrontation in waking life. You feel like someone has put you in danger. Do you feel victimized and abused? If the gun battle started unexpectedly then someone might be planning to perform a surprise attack on you in waking life. Do you have enemies? If yes, pay close attention to their actions until you make sure there’s nothing to worry about. To return the gunfire represents your protective attitude about something. You feel like you must defend yourself with everything you’ve got to protect what’s yours. Do you have anger management problems? Are you known for your aggressiveness?

What do dreams about guns and killing represent?

As you might assume guns and killing in dreams has a negative interpretation, just like in waking life. The dream meanings are related to your subconscious mind and the message is that you are trying to transmit something important in life. If you are doing something very wrong. It will either make or break you. Luckily for you this dream represents killing something in waking life, Freud assumptions are that your dreams are related to your sexual urges. He says that the gun represents the male genitalia and the male sexual drive. If you are male then this dream represents fear of impotence. For girls, it’s a symbol of sexual energy that needs to be released.

What’s the dream interpretation of shooting?

If the person shooting at you was someone unknown, it indicates a rejection of some aspect of yourself. There’s something about your character that you don’t fully understand. Explore your personality, your reactions, your desires, what makes you happy, and what brings you down. You will get to know yourself better eventually. And once you do, you will no longer reject who you truly are because you will fall in love with yourself. If the shooter was someone you know or your enemy, it means you’re ready to confront the person in waking life. Shooting in general means you know what you’re aiming for in waking life. Nothing is impossible for you. The sky is the limit.

What does Sigmund Freud say about a dream of a gun?

As we mentioned before, Freud’s assumptions on the gun are related to sexuality. It represents your genitalia and fear of impotence. If you’re a female and could see a gun in your dream, it means you’re ready to express your sexuality and reveal the sexual tension. Find new ways to enjoy sex.

I had a dream someone pulled a gun on me. What does it signify?

If someone has pulled a gun on you in your dream it signifies confrontation with the person in waking life. You’re feeling abused by the person. It’s like the person’s trying to shut your mouth down and prohibits you to express your opinion. To have a gun pulled at you also means that your bravery will be tested soon. If you felt scared and endangered, you will fail the test. Make sure you pass and boost your self-esteem. You could use some extra motivation in life. What makes you truly happy?


Shooting properly with your gun can give you confidence. It can show your power. It can give you a lesson of self-protection. Alert you about danger. 

Feeling that comes in your mind after watching this kind of dream: 

Worried, Anxious, Helplessness, Power, Confidence and so on.

By Flo Saul
Jan 28, 2013