1. Disagreement, contradictions, the severity of which depends upon the number of pins and whether or not one is stuck by them.
2. Anxiety and/or excitement (as in “on pins and needles”).
3. Pointed, sharp comments or criticisms.
4. Particularly annoying individuals (as in “a real prick”).
To dream of pins, augurs differences and quarrels ill families.
To a young woman, they warn her of unladylike conduct towards her lover.
To dream of swallowing a pin, denotes that accidents will force you into perilous conditions.
To lose one, implies a petty loss or disagreement.
To see a bent or rusty pin, signifies that you will lose esteem because of your careless ways.
To stick one into your flesh, denotes that some person will irritate you.
A dream of pins, whether of the ordinary variety, hair pins, or safety pins, is a warning to a maiden that she should observe more ladylike conventions toward her sweetheart.
This dream signifies contradiction and discussion of trivial matters (Gypsy). Sharp or pointed instruments usually receive an unpleasant interpretation.