#49 Giant Spider – Dream Meaning & Interpretation

A spider is a scary insect that draws quite a bit of emotion within peoples’ dreams. There are various common dream symbols that involve spiders hence one is able to track his/her dream emotions.

Spiders can be frightening, poisonous or aggressive hence making them scary in a dream. Details of your emotions in a spider related dream offer valuable clues to deciphering one’s spider dream.

Why you dream about giant spiders

There are various reasons why you dream of giant spiders and they are as follows

  1. The feeling of entrapment, loss off freedom or captivity

Seeing spiders by itself in the dream or you are dreaming as a spider indicates that you are feeling like an outsider.

You want to crawl and web yourself in the corner and wait. You want to keep your distance and stay away from outside situations.

  1. A symbol for Feminine powers in a girlfriend, mother or other possibly powerful female figures.

The spiders are also symbolic of feminine powers or an overbearing mother figures in your life. That could be the case when you dream about spider crawling on you, or spiders’ infestations everywhere.

The abundance of spiders represents ensnaring and controlling forces that are sucking the life right out of you.

  1. To present a hidden plot, scheme or manipulation of some kind.

Spiders weave intricate plots so as to capture their prey. They sit on the web feeling for any tremor or tug that might indicate a possible meal.

A web is delicate, but it’s also extremely sticky and strong. It is invisible, but also deadly. Its purpose is to ensnare and imprison. Where are the webs in your life? Is someone weaving a hidden trap to catch you?

  1. Creativity, artistry or craft purpose.

Spiders are also a symbol of creativity due to the intricate webs they spin since they construct webs in an artistic manner.

Look into the context of the spider dream to figure out their underlying symbol and message for instance your dream would be about something you are building, some creative projects you are working on, or an idea you would like to manifest.

  1. Dreaming about having and owning a pet spider

Dreaming about having and owning a pet spider, and while being afraid of them in real life. It means that you may be ready to face your other fears in the everyday life. Time to tackle new obstacles and face new adventures.

Common dreams about Giant spiders

There are common dreams about giant spiders along with their interpretations and they are follows

  1. Dream about spiders on your body

If a spider is coming out from other locations of your body, combine the powerful feminine symbol along with the underlying body part dreams symbols to get some clues about your dream.

For example, if you dream about spider inside your yard, you may need to listen more to your feminine side or the female figures in your life such as mother.

Dreams about spiders coming out of your mouth and throat or if you are eating a spider symbolizes your control over a situation.

You are not afraid to exert your dominance in a relationship. However, you will need to express your thoughts and opinions better.

  1. Dream about spider webs.

To actively see a spider spinning a web in your dream signifies that you will be rewarded for your hard work. You will be promoted in your job or recognized for your achievement in a difficult task.

It is even more so if you dream yourself as the spider spinning the web. Maybe you are working on a complicated project that involves many interconnecting pieces.

If you are entangled in a spider web like a trap however, it indicates a feeling of being entangled or trapped in a sticky or clingy relationship.

Dreaming about cleaning spider webs means that you are on your way to get yourself out of emotional and physical entanglements.

  1. Dream about spider Eggs

To see spider eggs in dreams suggests that you are not able to fully acknowledge your potential. You are being held back from expressing yourself.

However, seeing spider coming out from spider eggs means that you are in the process of expressing your true thoughts and opinions.

It has the same meaning when you see a spider nest inside your dream.

However, if you see a pregnant spider actively laying eggs, it will have similar meanings as compared to a pregnancy dream. Someone that you know in your life may get pregnant soon.

  1. Dream about an Active Spider

To see a spider climbing up a wall or ceiling in your dream denotes that your desires will be soon be realized.

To dream that a spider is coming down on you from the ceiling indicates that you are unable to escape from some relationship. If you dream of baby spiders, then it symbolizes a new or recent relationship.

The dream meanings have similar connotations if you see a flying or jumping spider in your dream.

A falling spider inside your dream means that you may lose some powerful friends who tend to look after you.

When the spider is talking in the dream, make sure you listen to it, since the message that it talks about can have important meanings.

If your dream is about two spiders fighting and attacking each other, two of your close feminine friends, coworkers, or even family members may be having hidden conflicts or power struggles.

For a non-threatening Spider tickling your back, it is a reminder for you that life is too short, so do what make you happy.

  1. Dream about Spider attacks or bites

To dream that you are bitten by a spider represents a conflict with your mother and other female figures in your life, perhaps a female boss or coworker.

The spider biting dream is a metaphor for a devouring mother or the feminine power to possess and entrapment.

To dream about a spider bite or sting on your arms or legs without actually “seeing” a spider biting you, perhaps you are feeling trapped by some relationship, and the lingering wound on your hand or feet is reminding you of the conflicting past.

Dreaming about Spiders chasing after you means that you want to escape or run away from the dominant female figures in your life.

If the spiders are on your head or in your hair and attacking or biting you, it means that the constant nagging from the dominant female figures are starting to “get into your head”. It means the same thing if you realize the spider is under your skin.

If the spiders are on your head or in your hair and attacking or biting you, it means that the constant nagging from the dominant female figures are starting to “get into your head”. It means the same thing if you realize the spider is under your skin.

When the spider is attacking your general face area such as nose and eyes, it means that the feminine figure is overshadowing you, thus preventing you from expressing yourself.

  1. Dream about various spider color and sizes

The colors of the spiders can usually be read with their general dream color symbols.

White Spider: healing, hope, energy.

Jet black spider like Black Widow: Dishonesty, terror, disappointment.

Red spider (Non-poison) : Guard, happy, passion.

Green spider : Calm, sadness, time to recover.

Blue spider : moving on, engagement, content.

Yellow spider : Happy, random events, strangeness.

Orange Spider : Generosity, liveliness, sociability

Pink Spider : love, joy, sweetness, happiness

Purple Spider: royalty, high rank, justice, wealth and dignity.

Silver and Gold spider : Good fortune, wealth

Striped spider : Things are not what they seem.

Brown Spider: physical comfort, conservatism, and a materialistic

Hairy spider (tarantula): look under the surface for the result.

Spots on the spider: Stressful times will pass.

  1. Dream about a big Spider

If you dream about a huge or giant non-deadly spider like the large Huntsman (Wooden) spider or Wolf Spider, it means that you have some powerful friends who hide in the shadows to help you fend off misfortunes.

Things seem bigger than what they are, so look both inside and outside to find strength and get you through the bad times.

However, if the giant spider in the dream appears to be poisonous like the Black Widow, it means that misfortune in your life may be arriving soon. The dangers are imminent and lurking in the dark.

  1. Dream about spider man

To see or dream that you are Spiderman indicates that you need to draw on your own inner strength and willpower.

Remember the phrase “great power comes great responsibility”, you may have come into recent powers to help you overcome adversity and you will then be able to help others.

  1. Dream about having a Spider Tattoo

Dreaming about getting or having a spider tattoo means that you are not afraid to express your feminine and creative side.

However, if the spider tattoo features a poisonous spider, it may mean that you are planning something deceitful and deadly that may cause damage to others.

  1. Dream about a spider in bed with you

Dreaming about a spider in bed or mattress with you can mean that a feminine figure is messing with your personal life. Particularly with your romantic relationships if you have a boy/girlfriend or a spouse.

  1. Dream about killing and Dead Spiders

If you kill a single spider in your dream, then it symbolizes misfortune and bad luck.

To see a dead spider in your dream implies that you have overcome some strong feminine temptation.


Most dreams about Giant spiders explain the experiences with spiders by the dreamer.

Influential cultural mythologies and interpretations of spider also give spiders’ meaning in a dream. Such dreams are not coincidences and actually, no dream is ever a coincidence.

Remember what the Giant spider was like, what you were doing and the emotions that you were experiencing when that dream was occurring. This will result in a more accurate interpretation of the dream.

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