One who “bugs” others
Hiding yourself to survive.
The presence of cockroaches can reveal physical or psychological dirt that needs to be cleaned up.
Durability. These insects have the capacity to mutate against many poisons. Metaphorically, this may relate to societal poisons to your self-image.... The Language of Dreams
The negativity or contamination that is represented by the roaches may affect a great deal of your life. Thus, this may be a call to clean your psychological, emotional, and spiritual self. (Also, examine your motives!) On a less dramatic note, cockroaches in our dreams may be associated with food and uncleanliness, so don’t leave the dishes for tomorrow!... The Bedside Dream Dictionary