Shoe Dream Meanings

Dream Meaning: From 10 Different Sources


Dreams of a shoe or a pair of shoes signify your position or place in life, your status, and -perception or life circumstances.

If you dream of removing your shoes, then you are attempting to be more grounded or you are leaving an old role behind.

If you dream of wearing someone else’s shoes, then you are having compassion for them, and learning what it would feel like to walk a mile in their shoes. Consider the type of shoes and the feeling tone of this dream.


First consider if you are currently having problems with your feet that are being carried over into the dream state. Otherwise, we only wear shoes that fit us well. Thus, you may be expressing unconscious feelings of self assurance or confidence. You may have issues concerning your self-identify, but if the details of this dream are supporting, you may be reassuring yourself that you are on the right path and have mastered a degree of self awareness.


Your ability to move forward easily as you achieve or make progress in the world (as shoes can facilitate easier walking).

Your ability to protect yourself or maintain your integrity (as shoes protect your feet and ability to stand up).

The image you present to others.

See also: Foot; Sock; Clothes


Being grounded and protected against the powers of the earth. It also points to the place where the dreamer is standing.

According to Freud: putting on a shoe symbolizes a sexual act. Compare this to River.


To dream of shoes may mirror an old cliché, “if the shoe fits, wear it,” and may indicate that the dreamer is coming to grips with accepting who and what they are in their expression in the world.


Grounding. Things which protect you on your journey through life. Do not judge another until you have walked in his or her shoes. Wearing too many shoes, filling too many roles.

See Foot.


(see also Foot / Feet)

The shoe or slipper, says Freud, is a symbol of the female genitals.


Sometimes one shoe symbolises his partner or brother.

If this is seen as torn or cracked while he walks in the other it means he will separate from his partner, brother or sister.

17 dream interpretation about shoe related.

To dream of seeing your shoes ragged and soiled, denotes that you will make enemies by your unfeeling criticisms. To have them blacked in your dreams, foretells improvement in you...

Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

To see a shoemaker in your dream, warns you that indications are unfavorable to your advancement.For a woman to dream that her husband or lover is a shoemaker, foretells competency...

Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

To dream of a wooden shoe, is significant of lonely wanderings and penniless circumstances. Those in love will suffer from unfaithfulness. ...

Author: Gustavus Hindman Miller

1. Essential part of some shoes.2. Loose shoelaces—deep desire not to be able to go somewhere (shoes not available). ...

Author: Joan Seaman - Tom Philbin

A peculiar dream denoting good fortune in business and home affairs (Gypsy). A world symbol of good fortune....

Author: Katherine Taylor Craig

Steps in a tight situation...

Author: Margaret Hamilton

If both shoes are seen as torn so badly that they are completely ruined it means his wife will die....

Author: Ibn Seerin

Being grounded, which makes you appear taller. Losing a heel indicates the loss of being grounded—either the negative “living above your means,” or the positive wish to live ...

Author: Klaus Vollmar

New boots or shoes mean you will have good luck in business, possibly connected with a trip out of town. Old, worn boots or shoes indicate worries, and can mean separation from lov...

Author: Raymond Buckland

Shoestrings may comment on living on a shoestring or living nn a limited budget Untied shoes may remark on the lack of preparedness to move forward, or even laziness....

Author: Ariadne Green

To see a horseshoe, or the game horse shoes, in your dream signifies luck and success in your current endeavors and relationships....

Author: myjellybean

To see or wear running shoes in your dream suggests that you are approaching life with a good attitude, and few obstacles are in your way. It also suggests that you are comfortable...

Author: myjellybean

To dream of an empty shoe box, symbolizes that you are ready for true love and want it to come into your life.If you dream of shoe boxes filled with new shoes, you may be overconfi...

Author: myjellybean

To dream about shoe laces symbolizes self-control.If the laces are broken or lost in your dream, you are feeling overwhelmed....

Author: myjellybean

Feeling all ideas about future support are closed off....

Author: Stewart A. Swerdlow

Is there someone in waking life that you wish to give the boot to? Boots and shoes are what we wear to protect our feet and give us good contact with the ground, so if they feature...

Author: Theresa Cheung

lucky numbers: 01-04-19-28-46-54being a shoeblack: pride has gone beyond reason; its value is yours alone. polishing shoes: perfection is a doable activity. having shoes polished b...

Author: Zolar

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