Meaning of Dreams: Words beginning with B
Dreaming of a bobbin shows that you will need to work hard in the near future. It may not pay off at first, but it will help in the long run. Working hard will provide you with success while slacking off will cause problems in your waking life.
In a dream, seeing a bobble head can show that you are feeling indecisive at the moment. You may be going with what other people are doing just because it seems easier to do things with way. However, this dream is trying to tell you that you need to begin to think for yourself if you want to be successful and happy in your waking life.
Using or seeing a bobby pin in your dream shows that you are being a perfectionist in your waking life. You need everything to be in its place, which is likely causing you some stress. This dream may suggest that when things are out of place that you feel insecure.
See Hair* for further dream symbolism.
A bobcat may just look like a cat, but has all of the ferociousness of a wild animal. This may show that you act differently around certain people than you do when you are alone or are with people who you know well.
This dream may also suggest that you need to pay more attention to the world around you with your senses–namely sight and hearing. Doing will help you to be more prepared in your waking life.
See Animal or Cat* for further dream symbolism.
Wearing or seeing a bodice in your dream shows that you are restraining your emotions in your daily life. This is keeping you from being yourself. Know that it is okay to show your emotions so long as you do it in a healthy way.
The condition of your body in the dream can show how you feel about your appearance and your general body image. If something is different about your body in your dream, then this can show how you feel about your body, how you want to look, or how you are afraid of looking.
Someone Else’s Body
Seeing someone else’s body in your dream could show that you either want their characteristics or that you are worried that you will one day look like them. This depends on the mood of the dream, and whether or not you know this person in your waking life or have a relationship with them.
Lack of a Body
If you are a floating energy in your dream without any sort of body in your dream, then this shows that you are looking for yourself in a way. You are trying to figure out what different parts of your personality mean. You may be looking for a sense of purpose, something to bring direction into your life, or just a general sense of who you are.
Looking up the body part, or other things that happen to your body in the dream can add further dream symbolism.
Seeing a body bag in your dream can show that you feel disconnected from the people around you. You may be trying to reach out to others, but it could feel like no one is listening. You crave for more communication in your life.
If you are a body builder in your dreams then this shows that you feel mentally strong in your waking life. You may feel like you are finally in charge of your own life.
Seeing a Body Builder
Seeing a body builder in your dream shows that you are uncomfortable with your self-image. This shows that you want to take on the qualities of the body builder: strength, power, flexibility, and confidence.
Dreaming of being a bodyguard shows that you want to be able to protect the people who you love from any emotional trauma or physical pain. Even though this may seem like a masculine sign, it still represents a person’s sympathetic and caring side.
Having a Bodyguard
To have a bodyguard in your dream shows that you feel unsafe in your current situation in your waking life. You want to feel protected, but you may not know how to get this feeling. You are feeling vulnerable emotionally or physically.
Noticing that you have body odor in your dream shows that some of your actions or things that you say in your waking life have a tendency to seem rude to others. This dream suggests that you might want to start watching yourself so that you know which actions or words hurt people so that you can better avoid doing them in the future.
If you smell body odor from someone else or just in general, then this shows that there is a larger problem that needs to be dealt with. This may not be caused by something that you are doing, but you may play a small part in it. Even if you are not involved, you may be able to help resolve the issue.
To be covered in body paint in a dream shows that you are learning how to accept yourself. The color of the paint in the dream, and where the paint is, may also be able to give additional symbolism for this dream.
If someone else is covered in body paint, then this shows that you are feeling relaxed in your waking life. You are happy with your life or your appearance, and you can’t be bothered by what other people think about it. You are gaining self-confidence.
Trading bodies in a dream can show that you like some of this other person’s traits. This could either show that you are striving to be like this person, or that you are trying your best to understand this person better. This dream carries more significance if you know the person that you swapped bodies with in your dream.
Being in a bog, or seeing one, in your dream shows that you are struggling with something in your life. The situation that you are dealing with in your waking life may seem hopeless at the moment. These kinds of dreams likely have to do with an illness or other issues that you have no direct means of treating yourself.
See Water* for further dream symbolism.
Seeing the bogeyman in your dream shows that you are afraid of something in your waking life, but that you are also trying to repress these emotions, either because you are trying to avoid these feelings or because you don’t want to worry other people with your fears.
Being a bohemian in your dream shows that you are feeling relaxed in your waking life. However, this may also suggest that you are calm because you have lost a sense of direction in your life, and are just going with the flow.
Seeing a boiler in your dream may predict that you or someone in your family will become ill in the near future.
Dreaming of a broken boiler shows that you are not managing your time wisely. If you continue in your current ways of mismanaging your time then you will regret it and be faced with disappointments in the future.
Being in a boiler room in your dreams shows that you are dealing with pent up aggression or anger. However, this dream also shows that you are able to contain your feeling or express them in a healthy way.
See Boiler* for further dream symbolism.
To see something boiling in your dream shows that something in your life has been changing slowly over time. This likely has to do with the way that you feel about something. An emotional change has begun in your life. This is most likely related to an emotion like anger.
Looking up what was boiling in your dream can also add further dream symbolism.
To have boils or to see them on someone else in your dream can show that someone around you is causing your problems in your waking life. Someone near you will inconvenience you in the near future.
If the boils are pussing or bleeding, then this can show that you are likely to become ill in the near future.
See Blood, Pus, or Skin* for further dream symbolism.
Seeing or eating this food in your dream shows that you are focusing your energies on something that doesn’t really matter. You need to stop focusing on one small detail and instead focus on the issue as a whole.
See Food* for further dream symbolism.
Eating or seeing bologna in your dream show that you are insecure about something, most likely your financial situation in your waking life.
This dream also suggests that you are doing something that feels fake, or that you fear that someone around you is not who they say they are.
See Food* for further dream symbolism.
To use or see bolts in your dream shows that you will be faced with many obstacles in your future, but it also shows that you will have the mental tools necessary to deal with anything that comes your way.
This dream may also show that you are able to face many issues on your own. You are able to defend yourself from outside influences that could more easily change other people. You are independent and capable for the most part.
To have to deal with rusted bolts in a dream shows that you will face obstacles like with a normal bolt dream, but that these challenges will be harder to deal with than usual. You may need to gain some extra skills or take more time to accomplish these tasks.
In a dream, a bomb can show that something has happened recently that was dramatic or otherwise traumatic.
This dream may also mean that you are holding in aggression or general angry. You do not know a healthy way to show your anger, or how to express it in a positive way. Your anger is likely building up, and if you do not deal with the way that you express your negative emotions, then you will likely explode, much like the bomb in your dream.
See Atom Bomb* for further dream meaning if it applies.
Dreaming that you are in a bomb shelter shows that you feel like you need to protect yourself or someone who you care about in your waking life. You may have extreme emotions about this, but you are trying to bottle them up so that they do not affect other’s lives.
See Atom Bomb or Bomb* for further dream symbolism if they apply to your dream.
Being in bondage in a dream shows that you feel restrained in your daily life. This is likely more to do with emotional than physical restraint. You may not feel like you are being heard in your waking life, and like you are not able to express yourself in the way that you would like to be.
In a Sexual Context
If you are having bondage sex in your dreams, then this shows that you may wish to be more submissive in your sex life. This could also show that you have not picked up this kink and you might like it if you’ve tried it, or that you already like bondage sex, and you want to do it again.
Looking up the dream term for whatever material you were bonded with can add more dream symbolism.
A bone represents strength and structure in your life. If the bone is healthy, then this shows that you have a decent amount of support in your life. If the bone in your dream is broken, then this shows that you have a lack of support in your life.
Bones are as plain as can be, which can show that the structure in your life if less than incredible, but that it is good enough to sustain you. While you may want more in your life, what you have meets the necessities.
Bones Sticking out from under the Skin
If your bones are sticking out from under the skin shows that someone near you wants to cause you trouble. It is best to watch out for people who might want to cause you harm.
If you are burying bones in your dream, then this shows that you are trying to hide something from someone close to you. You want to be able to keep secrets, even if you may not need to. This dream shows that you want to keep something to yourself, whether it is just a secret or a physical object.
Digging up Bones
To dig up bones in your dreams shows that you are trying to remember something from your past. This could also show that parts of your past are influencing you in the future. You may also want to retrieve a physical object from your past.
See Skin or Skeleton* if it applies to your dream for further dream symbolism.
Seeing a bonfire in your dream shows that you want to find better ways to express your emotions. These emotions often have something to do with wanting to express your creativity more. You do not want to hold in your emotions, creative or otherwise.
Smoking or seeing a bong in your dream shows that you are trying to restrain your feelings in your waking life, and likely cover them up with a facade of calm. You are trying to make sure that others do not fully understand your emotions while you try to find a way to deal with them without others noticing.
Wearing a bonnet in a dream has everything to do with your social life. To wear a bonnet shows that you have been gossiping with your friends, or that you will likely begin to gossip with your friends in the near future. This does not necessarily mean that anything terrible will happen in your social life.
Someone Else Wearing a Bonnet
To see that someone else in your dreams is wearing a bonnet shows that you have false friends around you. This likely has to do with friends of the opposite sex. If someone you know is wearing the bonnet in your dream, then this warning could point to this person.
Seeing a bonsai tree in your dream shows that you feel limited in your creativity. Sure, you can do some things to manipulate the look of the bonsai tree, but you cannot change it entirely. You want to listen to what your instincts say about your creativity, but without feeling like you are being limited in some way.
Riding on a boogie board shows that there are ups and downs in your life, but you are managing them well at the moment. You are able to get by day to day, even if it may seem difficult at times.
To pick your nose in a dream and get a booger shows that you are ready to accept the other signals that your subconscious mind is trying to tell you, whether through dreams or by other means.
If your nose is stuffy and full of boogers, then this shows that parts of your personality may seem “stuffy” as well. You may want to try to act more flexible in your waking life. One way to do this is to try to express your emotions in a better or different way than you are now.
See Nose* for further dream symbolism.
Hearing booing in a dream shows that you are trying to impress others. This could show that you only wish to please others, but sometimes by doing so, you make an embarrassment of yourself.
Reading or seeing books in a dream is a good sign. This dream shows that you are pursuing the things that you love in your life. If you are not pursuing your dreams, then this shows that you will have the time to do this soon. Harmony will enter your life if you aim for your goals, despair will creep in if you ignore your desires.
This may also show that you are looking into becoming a more educated person. You want to expand your skill set and broaden your horizons in one way or another. The way that you feel in the dream represents the way that you feel about education in your waking life.
Reading a book in your dream can show that you are trying to recover old memories. There are things in your past that you wish to incorporate into your waking life. Whether they are real memories or old thoughts that you used to imagine, these old ideas can still impact your waking life.
Reading a book can also be a way of your mind trying to jog your memory about something. A book can represent record keeping and old important memories. What the book was about may be able to help you remember whatever it is you forgot.
Using old books in your dream can symbolize your relationship with your own past and how you respect the past of others in general. Reading a book like this can show your connection to the old ways of the past. This could show that you want to learn something that was practiced in the past but is not used much anymore. This shows interest in the past, and a respect for it as well.
What the book is about can also provide additional dream symbolism.
Dreaming that you are a bookkeeper shows that you need to make your waking life more organized. This will make things much easier and add balance to your life. This dream shows that you need to take responsibility for your actions if you ever want your situation to change.
See Books* for further symbolism.
Using a bookmark in your dream shows that you are able to learn from your past and apply it to the present. You can look back on your memories fondly while also looking forward to what the future holds. This dream shows that you are in a good place in your life, and you should not push yourself at the moment.
See Books* for further symbolism.
Seeing books on a bookshelf can show that your business will mix with pleasure in the near future. You will have more time to do the things that you love, but you will not have to sacrifice much of your finances to be able to do this.
See Books* for further symbolism.
To go to a bookstore in your dreams shows that you will gain a new interest in literature in the near future. You will either naturally have more time for reading and learning, or you will see it important enough to make time for it. This dream symbol is more important if you take pleasure from reading.
See Books and Bookshelf* for further dream symbolism.