The person we are beneath our social mask; the feelings and urges we have but may not admit to others or even ourselves; the less expressed or capable side of our nature; something we hide. If dreamer is under something or someone: Feeling suppressed; feeling weighed down or worried about something; feeling the underdog. If dreamer sees something under them: Feeling the top dog; seeing ones inferior not as capable functions or self; looking down on others; having a wider view. Idioms: Come under; down under; under ones wing; under the weather; under the thumb; under ones hat; under a cloud; under ones nose; under the counter; under the influence. See: above.