To dream that you are holding or expressing anger represents an awareness of frustration or agitation. Experiencing a disagreement with someone in your waking life or inner conflict with an aspect of your character. You may be experiencing frustrations and disappointments with others. Frustration with yourself. A need to be more assertive than you want to be. Powerful feelings of jealousy or being undervalued. Feeling of hostility in waking life.
Being angry in a dream may also reflect you or someone else that is demanding to be acknowledged. It may also be a sign that you have unacknowledged aggression or hostility. Perhaps you feel undervalued, rejected, or jealous.
An angry person in a dream may represent a characteristic in yourself that you dislike or feel guilty about.
Positively, anger in a dream may reflect an assertive stance towards problems that you were previously passive about.
Negatively, anger in a dream may reflect your fear of person or problem that you have agitated. Fearing repercussions for your actions. Feeling that you have "stepped over a line" or risk doing so. "Bottling up" your frustrations or anger that you are having difficulty expressing. Insensitivity towards others who create complications for you. Annoyance at having to be more forceful than you want to be. Angry vengeful thoughts towards others.
Fact: Statistically, men are much more likely to experience anger or aggression in dreams than woman. This is most likely due to woman being much more open about their problems or concerns in waking life. Poor people, working mothers, and first born children also have higher incidences of anger and violence in dreams.
Example: A woman dreamed of being angry at seeing blood after murdering a man and chopping up his body. In waking life she was frustrated with her ex-boyfriend who wouldn't easily accept their breakup.
Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing an angry dog. In waking life he was had been incredibly frustrated and saying mean things about a woman he hated.
Example 3: A woman dreamed of being angry at a man who was raping a woman. In waking life she was venting her frustrations with how badly men often treated women.
Example 4: A woman dreamed of seeing angry people. In waking life was having a big fight with her boyfriend.
Example 5: A woman dreamed of being angry and using a hammer to smash things. In waking life she had a big fight with her boss and was considering quitting.