Preparing one for a frugal situation Also, click to see other meanings of this dream.Penny A very small price, not a penny; associated with work because of the colorPenny 1. A measure of success of money or business endeavors. 2. Financial loss. 3. Idle contemplation, musings (as in “a penny for your thoughts”). 4. A cheap individual, a tightwad.Penny symbolic of giving out of poverty, Mk. 12:42Penny Counting pennies augurs economical worries for the dreamer. To lose pennies, admonition to be economical. To find pennies, a wish for a more lucrative business. See Money.