The general ‘self’ we use in public; we might be shy in public but very warm with a single friend. Overcoat: usually protectiveness, not giving any secrets away, not showing intimacy or vulnerability. Can also depict our belief system, political or religious, we use to meet the world. Such systems may be a way of allaying anxiety about decisions and self responsibility, and without them we may feel vulnerable and exposed.
Idioms: dragged by one’s coat tails; up one’s sleeve; coat of many colours.
A coat covers you up and protects you from the elements. Wearing a heavy, full-length coat may comment on your need to feel protected. It may also suggest that you are concealing something about yourself from others. Wearing a raincoat on a sunny day may bring attention to your fears of facing the nasty elements of your emotions, thus commenting on a pessimistic attitude.
A valuable possession symbolic of generosity towards others, James 2:15-16
Symbol: The coat is a symbol of protection. Vision: Wearing a new coat: a new start in your life and your success at work. Wearing an old coat: your present situation is taking a turn for the worse. Tearing up a coat: you are angry and protesting against the hypocrisy and dishonesty around vou.
Depth Psychology: A coat represents a disguise. Are you afraid that others will see through you? Is the coat supposed to keep you warm or protect you? Are you trying to hide something? See Clothes.
(Cloak; Garment; Faith; Overcoat; Religion; Spirituality) Wearing a coat in a dream means honor and respect if new.
If it is a shabby or a light coat in the dream, then it means failure in one’s proper attendance to his religious duties.
A winter coat in a dream represents a poor but vainglorious and boastful person.
A coat in a dream is also interpreted as a mean and a profane woman.
If a man sees himself wearing a coat, and if it is interpreted to mean a woman in the dream, then it means that one may have committed a sizeable capital to support something that will bring limited benefits.
If one loses his coat in a dream, it means that he will be shielded from poverty and boasts about his status in public.
A coat in a dream also represents man’s trust, because it is placed over his shoulders and around his neck. Ifa woman sees a coat in her dream, it means suffering from unkindness on the part of her husband. (Also see Cap; Overcoat)
Protection, defense, and isolation.
The type of coat indicates the type of protection.
According to Freud, the coat also stands for a condom, and it is also a symbol for the genitals.
To dream of putting on a coat signifies success ahead, while taking one off is a forecast of trouble.
A shabby or dirty coat warns against mixing friends and money.
A tight or uncomfortable coat suggests that you need to protect your reputation by cooling down your romantic activities.
This is a sign of contrary—if you are wearing a new Coat, beware of business troubles.
If your Coat is old, or if you tear it in any way, then prosperity is coming to you.
1. One needs emotional sustenance.
2. One needs to provide ex tra protection for oneself.
To dream that you wear a new coat signifies unexpected honors.
If the coat belongs to someone else, a crisis will cause the dreamer to borrow from that person.
If you lose your coats avoid speculations unless you wish to lose what you already possess.
Dreams of a coat represent warmth, comfort from the cold and a desire for emotional support through a chilling time. You are allowing yourself to be comforted and reassured that all is well.
To dream of wearing another’s coat, signifies that you will ask some friend to go security for you.
To see your coat torn, denotes the loss of a close friend and dreary business.
To see a new coat, portends for you some literary honor.
To lose your coat, you will have to rebuild your fortune lost through being over-confident in speculations. See Apparel and Clothes.
Wearing an old coat or a ragged coat denotes success in some literary venture.