Dream Interpretation Broom | Dream Meanings
(see Diit, Organizing)
An ancient emblem of womanhood that was later turned into a phallic symbol by the Church.
Having a bad case of the cleaning or organizational bug either at home, or toward a specific project or goal. What exactly does the broom sweep away?
Luck and friendship. According to folk beliefs, brooms found in new homes may be used to sweep out bad fortune, and sweep in good energy and warm feelings.
Jumping over a broom handle is a symbol of fertility and transition into a new life. This was part of many rural European and Gypsy wedding rituals.
Flying on a broom: Potentially a sexual dream in which the broom handle equates to the penis.
Woman’s magic. Witches were sometimes called broom amazons in the Middle Ages.
Clean up your act. Get your house in order and make way for the new.
Your general luck will soon improve if the broom was new; however, if h was dirty or worn, you’d better look out for an insincere friend, unless you threw the old broom away or got rid of it in some manner, in which case you can expect to benefit through a good friend.
If you hit someone (or something) with a broom, it signifies a surprising change for the better.
Careful attention to your business will be rewarded if you dream of sweeping with a broom.
Dreaming that you are sweeping with a broom may indicate the need to eliminate everything that disturbs you, whether at work, in relationships with others, or inside yourself. The message of the dream is clear: hiding the “mess” under the carpet is no solution. You must reflect on this in order to address your own problems. (See SWEEPING)
To dream of brooms, denotes thrift and rapid improvement in your fortune, if the brooms are new.
If they are seen in use, you will lose in speculation.
For a woman to lose a broom, foretells that she will prove a disagreeable and slovenly wife and housekeeper.
Dreams of a broom either symbolize that you are getting swept away in the moment or that it is time to clean up your act and resolve issues of the past. This dream can also be calling attention to a connection with the mystical and magical crone. See Witch or Crone.
New brooms indicate thrift and a desire for improvement.
If the dreamer is sweeping, do not speculate.
1. To clean out old, undesirable memories, putting the past in perspective.
2. Sometimes magic, especially female “magic” or power and the ability to “ﬂy” away.
3. A domestic situation needs to be straightened out or “tidied.” 4. Money is coming soon (new broom).
Beware of a false friend.
Cleansing, as in: Bath, Trash Can. Popular symbol for a witch. Pointing to a problem that needs to be resolved. Phallic symbol, magic wand.
(Boy; Employee)A broom in a dream represents one’s family or household. Seeing it in a dream does not indicate a favorable sign.
A broom in a dream also represents an employee, a housekeeper, or a servant. Sweeping the floors of one’s house with a broom in a dream means becoming poor, or it could mean the death of a sick person in that house, or the distribution of one’s property and possessions after his death. Sweeping a floor and collecting the trash in a dustpan in a dream means profiting from a project. Abroom in a dream also may mean recovering from depression, overcoming difficulties, or satisfying one’s debts.
If you are sweeping with a broom, you need to change your habits; possibly change your friends (certainly examine them and whether or not they are good for you).
To see a broom standing in a corner means that you must examine your way of life to see if you are living up to your full potential.
Vision: Seeing a broom: in future be more careful when dealing with others—you might run into some very unpleasant people. Sweeping with a broom tells you to take care of your responsibilities—or face losses. In a woman’s dream, the broom might also be a phallic symbol.
Depth Psychology: The broom could be a warning about destructive attitudes or negative emotions—sweep out all spiritual and mental “garbage.”
Using a broom to sweep indicates a strong desire to clean all non-essentials out of your life.
If the broom is new, it implies good news and/or success.
If the broom is old and dirty, however, making the necessary changes in your life is going to be more difficult and take longer than you think.
Dreaming of the plant broom indicates that you are feeling bitter about something in your life, or that you feel that your life is barren and joyless.
If the plant is flowering, however, there is a chance for a new start.
Used to “sweep away” one’s problems
One of the fundamental tools for keeping house, a broom relates to a need for cleaning up life’s messes. There is a media-driven association with brooms and witches, so if the dream’s context indicates this perspective, a broom might represent an ability to introduce magical thinking into a situation that needs attention.
Symbolic of cleaning out your life, Isa. 14:23
Used to sweep a floor clean, a broom may suggest the need to clean up some dirt or negativity in your life.
Associated with witches, a broom appearing in a dream may point out that someone is acting like a witch or seems to have supernatural powers over you.