Definitions

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  • noun A decorative Native American object in the form of a hoop and net with attachments such as feathers, traditionally believed by the Ojibwa to "filter out" bad dreams.

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Examples

  • So the idea of the dreamcatcher is something I’ve been exposed to since I was a young kid.

    Boing Boing

  • I wondered if it was what was called a dreamcatcher, but it lacked any familiar images.

    The Skrayling Tree

  • Having a painting which contains an image of a "dreamcatcher" on your wall is not the same as hanging some New Age trinket of string and feathers, made by and for white middle-class hippies, over your bed.

    Cultural Appropriation

  • Having a painting which contains an image of a "dreamcatcher" on your wall is not the same as hanging some New Age trinket of string and feathers, made by and for white middle-class hippies, over your bed.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Having a painting which contains an image of a "dreamcatcher" on your wall is not the same as hanging some New Age trinket of string and feathers, made by and for white middle-class hippies, over your bed.

    June 2006

  • You might also try investing in a "dreamcatcher", which one of the Native American tribes invented as a device for keeping away nightmares.

    Time for a break

  • Having a painting which contains an image of a "dreamcatcher" on your wall is not the same as hanging some New Age trinket of string and feathers, made by and for white middle-class hippies, over your bed.

    Monday Hangovers

  • Having a painting which contains an image of a "dreamcatcher" on your wall is not the same as hanging some New Age trinket of string and feathers, made by and for white middle-class hippies, over your bed.

    Monday Hangovers

  • They set up a treesit, and over the years probably a hundred sitters have come to sit in the grove, high up on tarp-covered scrapwood or rope-rigged "dreamcatcher" platforms.

    North Coast Journal Comments

  • They set up a treesit, and over the years probably a hundred sitters have come to sit in the grove, high up on tarp-covered scrapwood or rope-rigged "dreamcatcher" platforms.

    North Coast Journal Comments

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