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Dream Interpretation: Hippo 😴 - What Does it Mean to Dream About a Hippo? Discover the significance of seeing a Hippo in your dream 💤 - Get a free dream analysis to find out the interpretation if a Hippo appears in your dream ✅

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💡Possible meaning

A hippo in a dream symbolizes strength, power, and protection. It may also represent your own primal instincts and desires. Alternatively, it could indicate a need to be more assertive and take charge of your life.

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🧭 Direction


Think about the context of the dream and how the hippo was behaving. Were you afraid of it or did you feel protected by it? This may give you insight into your own feelings of power and control in your waking life. If you felt afraid, it may be time to confront your fears and take charge of your situation. If you felt protected, it may be a sign that you need to tap into your own inner strength and assertiveness.

❤️ Feelings

This dream of a hippo may evoke feelings of surprise, curiosity, and a sense of wonder. The presence of a hippo in a dream often symbolizes power, strength, and protection. It may also represent hidden emotions or a need to confront and overcome challenges. The dreamer may feel a mix of awe and caution towards the hippo, as it is a formidable creature. Overall, this dream may leave the dreamer with a sense of intrigue and a desire to explore the deeper meanings behind the hippo's presence.





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24 May 2024

Dead Dog
Lucid Dream


I had a my first lucid dream. I realized it was a vivid dream, because in the dream I was in my bedroom with my boyfriend John - it was starting to get a little sexual/romantic but I stop because I saw my family coming out from the house and for some reason I could see completely clearly out of my bedroom window which is normally covered. I looked out of the window and I saw my mom do a gymnastics maneuver like a front walk over that I knew she couldn’t do and I realized it was a dream. I actually told John that I was lucid dreaming, and now that I’m thinking about it I wonder if as a non-playable entity in that scenario he tried to distract me from the fact that I knew maybe I wasn’t really supposed to announce that I knew. I’m not sure, that’s sort of my theory right now though. I’ve never had a dream like that before it felt completely real most of the time, and I was so aware of what was going on and I was actually able to manipulate it a little bit and do things and that’s a literally never ever happened before and I’m over joyed that it did so back to the dream. As soon as I realized, what was going on, I quickly went to work started trying to see what else I could do in the dream and I was able to do a few different things, but then dream John (who was kind of inside of my closet/wardrobe thingy, and manage to be fitting in there, even though that defies logic of physics) started telling me a story that I really didn’t like some thing about a dead dog that his dad had found or heard about which had been stabbed and it’s private parts being mutilated. As soon as he started telling me that story I basically wanted him to stop because it started taking my attention away from the pleasantness. It was just too gruesome and I don’t know if he was upset or offended by that, but he didn’t seem to like that. I asked him to stop. I realized that I couldn’t control the dream as much as I wanted to, and maybe that was just because I didn’t know how to do that I didn’t fully believe I could. Maybe it’s because I said it out loud? I change some things about the dream, but John suddenly disappeared, and I was all alone. But I wasn’t worried. And then I myself did a handstand, at first I tried, and I didn’t do it very easily because I didn’t think that I could or I thought that it was going to be dependent on my actual real life, physical prowess. As soon as I should be able to do it for sure I was able to do it very easily, and then I was sort of floating the air and was even able to adjust my hands while upside-down. The only odd thing was that I was doing it between where my bed and the cat closet is, and in the dream it felt like that space was very narrow and then I was basically being squeezed by it, so when I did the handstand, my hip sort of picked up the part of my bed, where the curtains hang from, but doing a handstand at that point was incredibly easy because I wanted to see what else I could do. I felt a little sexually frustrated and so I wanted to imagine John came back, but I wasn’t able to make him materialize again I think this is partially because I couldn’t convince myself in that moment that I could or it was possibly because I was disturbed by what he had said before and I didn’t fully want him to come through. I’m not sure. But I wanted to play with myself, so I laid down in the bed fully clothed with my feet facing for the head of the bed, and as I was looking up at the wall I saw that there was a Minecraft style painting, with a bunch of hotdogs on it. It was like a hotdog tree in hotdog grass and a hotdog flying through the sky. And in that moment I realized that this is a game or at least I could play it like a game. Suddenly it shifted in a way that felt like I was waking up at first but very quickly. It was clear that that wasn’t what was happening. Suddenly it was like I was watching a screen without seeing the edges of the screen that I was a character from what I thought was Krapopolis. I was hippo, but hippo had like this long orange hair - at one point the animation shifted from sort of the normal animation style that was originally presented to a pixelated style and then back and it was like he reacted to that happening. They were like observing a bridge or like a ramp, or some thing and talking about how they needed to get into a Town and there was the theme of stars. I knew that this was actually very important and I tried my best to listen and I heard him talking and referencing stars a few times but the very last thing that I remember before I woke up was him saying “we need to get that star fire back”after that I immediately woke up. Before I realized it was a dream I remember that I was eating some jelly beans that were in a mixed box of taffy and jelly beans. The very last one of the three I ate was a popcorn flavored jelly bean which I thought was John’s favorite flavor. Also there was like some sort of takeout food that John had left in the room that I was eating. And there was a cat that definitely wasn’t marshmallow who I thought may have started to eat the food at one point before I shooed her away.

23 May 2024



I had this nightmare when I was about 7 ( I am 11 now, about to be 12) it was a very short and random nightmare. I was sitting in the backseat of my parents’ car while a hippo sat right next to me. The hippo was eating me. My mom turns around and asks if I’m okay as if I wasn’t getting eaten alive. I was extremely calm to be getting eaten though.I nodded my head yes to my mother’s question and she turned back around. Then I woke up.

26 Apr 2024



I had a Dream I was reciting this Abbott and Costello bit about a hippo with a toothache to my wofe April. She seemed entertained by how good I could imitate the voices. She thought it was the Marx brothers Tuscaloosa bit though and guessed wrong it was the one by abbot and Costello about a hippo with a toothache. The answer was also the name of some city but i never got to deliver thr punch line because i woke up and when I woke up i couldn't remember answer.

1 Apr 2024



In my dream there was a vast battlefield anime style. I had shippo with me from inuyasha. You had to be careful where you stepped. It had a lot of sand in the indoor battlefield. The dream changed to all the sand being gone and it being a gym I was moving through it. I was looking for my relatives there. I also saw portals. I left when I went outside it was a blizzard. I waited in my parents car for them to come out of the post office.

6 Feb 2024



I had a dream about this mother, son and a man called cam i only got his name from the dream. Cam was a father figure to the son and they were in the ocean swimming around and then this blue whale comes out of nowhere and swallows cam whole. Then it happens again but this time cam was swallowed by one blue whale then another blue whale swallowed that blue whale and the mother shouted cam whilst she was under water and talking about how he was so amazing and they have to keep his spirit alive. There was also a wooden baby hippo in the sand and the son found it and the mother stopped him from digging it out

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