Clowns are performers and actors, which are working primarily in circuses. With the gags they perform, they aim to make people laugh, and those are mostly children. Many people don’t like clowns, or they have a fear of them.
The reasons are mainly many horror books and films with clowns as the main characters.
Clowns have masks on their faces and we don’t know what is behind the mask. That is why they symbolize something unknown and unexpected as well as deceit and betrayal. Clowns have many different roles, usually happy or goofy, as well as sad ones.
Every person has a different association to clowns. Some people find them amusing, others fear them, while some people feel sorry for them. Because of that, the meaning of such dreams depends on your personal association and feelings towards clowns.
Clowns often point out to some issues you need to deal with soon. In some cases, they could indicate exaggerating in some aspects of your life. Sometimes clowns can indicate that you need more amusement and fun in life.
This dream could be a reminder to enjoy life more and begin doing the things you desire.
Often this dream indicates that you take on some roles in life, pretending and not appearing to others as you truly are. It might indicate secrets and hiding something from others.
Sometimes these dreams indicate pretending that you are happy, while in reality you feel sad, depressed or desperate.
Sometimes dreams about clowns represent remembering some past moments in life when you were happier and life was simpler. Maybe you want these times to be back.
These dreams could also be a sign of childish or easy-going behavior or enjoying simple things. In some cases it indicates your thoughtlessness.
A happy clown in a dream indicates satisfaction with your current life circumstances while a sad one usually indicates disappointments and sadness about some life situations.
People who are afraid of clowns could experience such a dream as a nightmare. This dream for them could indicate that they are being under threat by someone. Maybe someone could try to hurt them and they subconsciously feel that.
A dream about clowns often indicates hiding your true self from others. This dream could also indicate your ability to entertain other people, making them laugh and feel happy.
You might be prone to behave goofy or you have difficulties remaining serious.
Sometimes this dream indicates something which is causing your embarrassment or you are afraid of looking stupid or foolish in some situations.
This dream often represents an encouragement to endure some difficult situations and laugh even if you don’t feel like it thinking about the moment when the problems will be a thing of the past.
Dreams About Clowns – Interpretation and Meaning
Dreaming of you as a clown – If you dreamed that you were a clown, that dream could be a warning. Maybe someone is trying to dominate over you or manipulate you somehow. This person’s behavior could cause you public embarrassment but you will fortunately be able to deal with this person and prevent her attempts.
Dreaming of performing as a clown in front of people – If you dreamed of performing as a clown in front of an audience, that dream is often a bad sign, indicating misfortune and bad luck you could soon experience.
Dreaming of a clown attacking and raping you – If you dreamed of being sexually attacked and raped by a clown, that dream could indicate being unable to stop feeling embarrassment because of something. You could feel humiliated for some reason and not being able to do anything to change that.
Dreaming of trying out a clown’s suit – If you dreamed of trying out a clown’s suit, that dream could represent your trust in others and believing that everyone has a good soul, ready to help and support others. This dream warns you because someone could try to use your kindness and naivety and take advantage of you.
Some dishonest people around you could deceive or betray you and possibly take away some of your possessions. You might also be misled by them on some wrong path.
Consider this dream a message of warning to pay attention to the people who surround you and their true motifs.
Often this dream is a warning to stay away from some people because they might jeopardize your reputation.
Dreaming of a clown in general – If you dreamed of a clown that dream could represent a warning. It could indicate being romantically involved with someone who could easily ruin your reputation and embarrass you publically. It often indicates lack of control in situations when you know that your reactions should be different. Learn how to control yourself and your actions.
Sometimes, this dream indicates making new acquaintances that could be a bad influence on you and lead you astray.
Consider this dream a serious warning and pay attention to the people you encounter soon. Otherwise, you can cause a mess in your life.
Dreaming of a sad clown – If you dreamed of a sad clown, that dream could indicate not trusting some of your close family members or other relatives. You might be the only one with a bad opinion and your relatives might not be aware of how you feel and think about them and would be very disappointed if they found out.
Dreaming of an evil clown – If you dreamed of an evil clown, that dream is usually a bad sign. It often indicates someone you consider close, being deceitful and dishonest towards you. Possibly this person could soon betray or deceive you somehow, and cause you great disappointment.
Often a dream about an evil clown indicates being afraid of embarrassing yourself somehow and being laughed at because of that.
If the evil clown was in your bedroom, that dream could symbolize some well hidden secrets of yours. It could indicate hiding your true self from others and it represents a message from your subconscious to begin showing your true face.
If the evil clown has chased you in the dream, maybe the dream indicates that you have issues with other people because they are not supportive of your ideas and efforts.
Dreaming of being entertained by a clown – If you dreamed of watching a clown show and in reality you are fond of clowns, that dream has a good meaning for you. Your subconscious is trying to cheer you after going through some major difficulties in life. This dream is a confirmation that all will be well in your life.
If, on the other hand you are scared of clowns, that dream could signify someone or something which is a great burden to you or it annoys you.