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Dreams About Frogs – Symbolism and Meaning

If you’ve been visited by not-so-beautiful frogs in your dreams, you may be wondering why and what it could mean. While frogs aren’t pleasant creatures by appearance, they’re associated with positive symbolism and are believed to be the harbinger of good luck, fertility, and prosperity when seen in dreams.

In general, dreaming of frogs implies that you may soon experience a positive transformation in your waking life. In fact, these dreams can also show that you’re going to experience personal growth while gaining enormous knowledge and wisdom.

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To understand what other meanings a frog dream may hold, let’s look at some common frog dream scenarios.

Dreaming about Frogs: A General Interpretation

Dreaming about frogs meaning

As mentioned earlier, frogs are regarded as positive symbols of prosperity, luck, spiritual enlightenment, harmonious love life, fertility, and abundance.

Since frogs are associated with success, a frog dream could be a reminder that with determination and perseverance, you can achieve success in life. Frogs are also believed to be the harbingers of the beginning of a romantic relationship.

Dreaming of one could mean that you will soon find yourself in a romantic relationship and embark on a new journey with your partner.

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Frog Dream Scenarios and Likely Interpretations  

Frog dream scenarios

Dreaming of a Flying Frog

If you see a flying frog in your dream, it represents the energy or the force that drives you towards fulfilling your goal. This dream may remind you of the fact that you need to be more active and work harder to achieve these goals if you want to succeed in life.

Dreaming of Killing a Frog

While this dream may be unpleasant and may leave you feeling upset upon waking, it can represent being free from your enemies and those who have been putting you down and hurting you emotionally. These unpleasant people who have been making your life difficult will most probably disappear from your life.

Dreaming about Frogs in Your House

This dream scenario typically signifies success in various aspects of your life. You may have an excellent relationship with your family or with your significant other. In terms of finances, you may already be highly successful at work and earn a large salary, or your business may soon flourish, improving your income in leaps and bounds. If the frogs in your dream are croaking, it suggests that you’re about to receive good news. The more frogs you dream of in your house, the more successful you’re likely to be.

However, if the frogs are a menace and you can’t seem to remove them, it could mean that you may soon discover that some of your possessions are missing. The dream could be warning you take better care of your things.

Dreaming about a Frog in Your Toilet Bowl

To dream of a frog in a toilet bowl could be a sign of betrayal. Perhaps you’re being deceived by someone you thought is your friend and trust entirely. It could also mean that you’ve been hiding your emotions for a long time and that it’s now starting to take its toll on you. You may be feeling trapped and as though you need to get something off your chest. If this is the case, this dream could be telling you that now may be the time for you start working on expressing those emotions.

Dreaming about Killing a Frog

Dreaming of killing a frog indicates that you’ll be able to overcome any challenges that come your way.  It represents being free from your enemies and those who are against you.

On the other hand, killing a frog in your dream can also have a negative interpretation. It could mean the death of somebody who has been close to you throughout your life.

Dreaming about Frogs in Your Bed

Seeing frogs in your bed implies that you may have a few fleeting relationships. If you just got out of a relationship, it could mean that you might make up with your ex and restart the relationship. However, it’s possible that this will also be temporary.

Dreaming of Stepping on Frogs

If you accidentally step on one or more frogs in your dream, it suggests that you need to ignore all the negativity that others may throw your way as you try to pursue your goals. The more you allow yourself to be influenced by the opinions of others, the less your chances of achieving your goals and dreams.

Dreaming of a Talking Frog

As strange as it may seem, a dream about a talking frog implies that you are satisfied with your life and everything in it. However, it could also suggest hopelessness. Perhaps you’re not goal-oriented and need to start taking steps towards achieving your goals. Your ability to communicate with other people could be one of your strongest skills, so it may be time to start putting it to good use.

The dream could also be a sign that someone is trying to help you but you haven’t been allowing them to. If this is the case, you may want to slow down and listen to them as they may have your best interests at heart.

Dreaming of a Frog in Your Bed

Dreaming of a frog in your bed indicates that you may soon be engaged in a romantic relationship with your newfound partner. If you have experienced a break-up, the dream may also represent that you will soon be reunited with your ex-partner and have a successful relationship.

Dreaming of Frog Eggs

Seeing frog eggs in a dream suggests fertility. If you’re hoping to have children in your waking life, it could be a sign that you’re already pregnant or will soon be. The dream may also imply that a person who is close to you is pregnant.

If you’re going through a difficult time in your life, a dream about frog eggs could be telling you to muster up your courage, be strong, and fight through the hardships. In the process, you may be surprised to discover that you’re much stronger than you believed yourself to be.

Dream about a Fat Frog

If you dream of an opulent or fat frog, know that it is a good sign. A fat frog stands for peace, prosperity, success, and financial abundance. So, you are probably going to receive hefty profits from your investment or business and may witness success in your life.

Dreaming about a Frog in Your Mouth

This dream scenario indicates that someone or something in your waking life is stopping you from stating your opinions, forcing you to say or do things that could be against your morals. It could also mean that you’ve lost the power and authority you had in the past to influence others.

This might be the time for you to put your foot down and stand up for yourself and what you believe. However, you may be judged for it and people may even start disliking you, so you’ll need to be prepared to face such a situation.

Dreaming of a Frog Laying Eggs

This is a fairly unusual dream scenario that represents fertility and happiness. If you’re an expectant mother, you’re likely to experience such a dream. It can also be a harbinger for riches, wealth, natural healing, spirituality, and illumination.

Frog Dream Interpretations Based on Color

Frog dream color

The meaning of a dream about frogs can also depend on the frog’s colors.

  •  A White Frog 

A white frog in a dream is a symbol of purity, good luck, and prosperity. This dream could signify that you may be given a promotion at work or that you will come across a large fortune. It could be telling you to prepare for immense financial prosperity.

  • A Blue Frog

A blue frog can be a positive sign of healing and that all the struggles and difficulties in your life will soon be ending. Even if you still have to face some obstacles, you’ll be able to pull through and come out victorious.

  • A Red Frog

If you see a red frog in a dream, it can mean that some major changes are about to take place in your waking life. It can also represent your passion for something that you love. For example, it could be another person, a hobby you’ve recently taken up or a sport.

  • A Pink Frog

Pink frogs signify that you will develop your intuition and instincts significantly. Although you may not be an intuitive person, an event in your waking life will help you to become on. It could change your perspective entirely as well as how you make decisions and how you approach certain things.

  • A Black Frog

While many believe that seeing black frogs in dreams indicates bad luck, it could actually have something to do with your feelings and emotions. A black frog signifies that you’re hiding your feelings due to the concern that expressing them will result in you or someone else being hurt. This could be affecting you in a negative way, causing you to feel depressed and miserable.

  • A Gold Frog

If you dream about a gold frog, your dream may represent material gain and future happiness. If you’ve been going through a difficult period in your waking life, this dream suggests that your troubles are now over.

  • A Green Frog

Green frogs represent harmony and good relationships. If you see a green frog in your dream, it also indicates that you have the ability to handle difficult issues better than others. As the color green represents new beginnings, another interpretation could be that you will soon make a fresh start in life.

Wrapping Up

In most cases, frog dreams announce that you are going to enter into a new phase in your life and experience success.

However, not all frog dreams are harbingers of success. Some may be warning you to take notice of something you weren’t aware of while others could be telling you something you didn’t know about yourself.

In order to get a better understanding of your dream, you will need to take the various elements of the dream into consideration as well as its context.

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Apsara Palit
Apsara Palit

After completing her post-grad in Values, Ethics and Indian Culture, Apsara is sharing her knowledge of symbolism, mythology, history and culture through her blogs. Apsara lives in India and believes in getting a first-hand understanding of culture through travelling.