Clown Dreams: Funny or Scary? Dreaming about clowns can mean a variety of things depending on how you feel about clowns in general. It can also be indicative of issues going on your life; ones that should be addressed. When you dream about clowns, it may indicate that you have a need for more light, humor and fun in your life. You may want to let your hair down and have more fun and be more fun to be around. It could also be that the clown is pointing to the fact that you exaggerate certain things in your life. Who and what this is should be revealed by the details of the clown dream. Such dreams also are often indicators of you or someone close to you putting on a happy face to help get through difficult times. Something else associated with clown dreams is childhood fun. Such dreams may indicate that you are yearning for a simpler time, when it was all about you and you had no worries and cares. Clown dreams can also tell you a lot about your personality. It is an indicator that you definitely have childish characteristics. If the clown in your dream is a happy clown, it should tell you that you are basically happy with your life. If the clown is sad, then you are probably sad too, whether you realize it or not. Clowns can also indicate that you are thoughtless in many of the things you do. For someone who is afraid of clowns to have a clown dream has more serious implications. It is said to show that there is someone in your life that wants to hurt you. It is also an indicator that a person you know is hiding their true self from you.