dream catcher


Definition of dream catcher

: a circular framed net with a hole in the center that is used by some American Indian peoples to help block bad dreams and catch good ones

Examples of dream catcher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One donor sent a dream catcher to Ukraine along with aid. Jillian Kay Melchior, WSJ, 21 Mar. 2022 One of her most popular items is a macramé mandala dream catcher. Lyndi Mcnulty, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 4 Dec. 2021 The device, akin to a giant dream catcher at 115 feet across and weighing 1,700 pounds, peered a third of a mile into the earth by using an electromagnetic current. David Douglas, NBC News, 13 Nov. 2021 Seemingly stream-of-consciousness thoughts spewing forth that catch the moment like a dream catcher. Ed Stockly, Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2020 Then string them together to make a wind chime or dream catcher. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, 11 May 2020 Ajaunae settles at the kitchen table to work on her dream catcher. Dan Horn, Cincinnati.com, 12 Mar. 2020 The event’s flowers and whimsical dream catchers, which were placed throughout the trees, were provided by Penelope Pots Floral & Event Design. Helen Murphy, PEOPLE.com, 1 July 2019 Like dream catchers, like sacred hoops, where love, longing, ambition and romance all tumbled together in flickering rat-a-tat-tat light beams out on the edge of town. Chris Erskine, latimes.com, 3 July 2019 See More

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First Known Use of dream catcher

1976, in the meaning defined above

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“Dream catcher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dream%20catcher. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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