To dream of earthworms signifies secret enemies that endeavor to ruin and destroy us; and that this shall be effected by misers and covetous persons, who axe the mere worms of the earth.... The Complete Dream Book
They are unpleasant and symbolize danger, poverty, filth, and illness. Your unconscious mind may be bringing up unpleasant images due to a disturbance in daily life.
The dream’s purpose is to make you aware of negative feelings that may encourage you to directly deal with the negativity in your life. Dreaming about rats leaves the dreamer feeling apprehensive and disgusted. Attempt to connect these feelings with those things that produce this type of anxiety during the day.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To dream of rats symbolizes the presence of extremely disagreeable or distasteful thoughts. Alternatively, it signifies feelings of uncertainty, guilt, envy, or other repressed emotions that are eating at you. It may also stand for someone who personifies the characteristics of a ‘rat.’ A black rat represents secrecy and deceptive acts.
A white rate is an omen that you will receive help from am unexpected source in your time of trouble and distress.
To dream that a rat is biting your feet portrays your daily life as a ‘rat race.’ You have a preoccupation with your ever busy waking life.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
Rats are considered pests, as they can overpopulate and bring with them destruction and disease. They are inexorably bound up in our history as the carriers of the Plague.
The consequences for not attending to them properly are recorded in our mythology as a loss of innocence, as in the story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, who, when not paid for his services of ridding the town of its rats, took away the children of the town and led them to their deaths. Rats can be found in sewers, basements, and dark corners. This expands their association with shadow material, which is all the things about ourselves we wish were not true or that we would rather not look at.
If rats appear in your dreams in any fashion, there is something to investigate under the surface.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
(An organism living on another; Children; Insects; Parasites; Silkworm) In a dream, worms represent daughters or children living under their father.
The same goes for all worms, annelids, intestinal worms, or parasites that live on cadavers. Seeing tapeworms coming out of one’s backside in a dream represents one’s grandchildren.
If one sees worms coming out of his mouth in a dream, it means that some members of his family are plotting against him, though he knows about it, and he will finally escape from their danger, but at his own expense.
If one sees worms coming out of his stomach in a dream, it means that he will distance himselffrom evil companions. Consequently, he will regain honor and purity. Worms leaving one’s body in a dream mean overcoming distress, or paying alms tax. Worms in a dream also represent one’s enemies.
A silkworm in a dream means a customer in one’s shop, or it could represent one’s profession. Silkworms in a dream usually mean financial benefits, though in some circles they represent illegal money, or guesswork.
(Also see Earthworm)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
What thoughts come to mind when someone is called a worm? When we are dreaming about these animals, we may be reflecting on the more negative aspects of our own or someone else’s personality. Worms are usually associated with weakness and sneakiness. They are blind and generally feed on decaying matter.
To associate these characteristics with any individuals, including yourself indicates that you are seeing a very negative side of them and have a generally low opinion of them (or yourself).
If you are dreaming about earthworms, the connotation is more positive because they make contributions to the general health of our environment. Old, superstition based dream interpretations say that dreaming about worms is a warning about poor health.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
To use them as bait predicts a sudden material gain; otherwise, they signify news of an illness, unless you killed them, in which case the dream is a forecast of successful efforts.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams