Vision: In a man’s dream, a rifle is a symbol for energy, strength, power, and the need to impress others. Women dreaming about rifles are afraid of aggressive sexuality and would do well to develop more courage. Shooting a rifle means you are trying in vain to accomplish something through force. Others holding a rifle […]
To dream about a rifle may mean you feel pressured by a male person in your life. It can also represent anxiety and the need for protection. Also see “Shot”.
A symbol of attacking someone with words or being armed with the word of God against an enemy
The dreamer wants to impress others through power and strength—or may be intimidated by it. Fantasies of omnipotence are a symbol for aggression. It may also be an expression of fear, as in Helmet, Bomb, Bayonet, Shot. By far the most famous sexual symbol in classical psychoanalysis. it retains that meaning to this day.
Adventure, individualism. Exaggerated craving for admiration. Longing for directness and being closer to self. See Rifle and Hunter.
Aggressive, physical male drive, as in Rifle, and all other weapons. Unfaithfulness. Antlers mounted on the wall are reminiscent of sexuality (fertility) in the past.
To dream of using wadding in the loading of an old fashioned rifle means you are arming yourself against the hostile actions and words of others. When used in the filling of artistic work then it shows your creativity will be well rewarded.
Protection of the head sometimes turns around and suggests that the head is the protector. But it also may mean a stubborn hardhead. Symbol for fear of war, as in Shot, Bomb, Bayonet, Jet, Siege, Rifle.
Vision: Seeing or hearing a machine gun: someone around you feels guilty—and rightfully so—for what he/she has done. Firing a machine gun represents repressed aggression or the sign of a bad conscience. The dream is a way of relieving tension.Depth Psychology: See Pistol, Rifle, Weapon.