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List of Animal Similes

Updated on May 11, 2016

Using animal similes can add great color to the English language. Speakers and writers used them to highlight details or features an idea, it is a brilliant way to add character to the description.

When using animal similes, remember that some animal similes can add an insult or some can add an uplifting character. It is a very powerful descriptive tools that writers, poets, orator and even you can use in your writing.

Here are some examples of animal similes.

As busy as a bee
As busy as a bee | Source
  • As angry as a hornet
  • As bald as a coot
  • As blind as a bat
  • As brave as a lion
  • As busy as a bee
  • As crazy as a loon
  • As dead as the dodo
  • As drunk as a skunk
  • As eager as a beaver
  • As free as a bird
  • as fierce as a tiger
  • As graceful as a gazelle
  • As gentle as a lamb
  • As happy as a lark
  • As hairy as a gorilla
  • As hungry as a horse

As brave as a lion
As brave as a lion | Source
  • As gentle as a lamb
  • As lame as a duck
  • As meek as a lamb
  • As meek as a dove
  • As naked as a jaybird
  • As mischievous as a monkey
  • As playful as a kitten
  • As poor as a church mouse
  • As proud as a peacock
  • As sly as a fox
  • As strong as a bull
  • As tall as a giraffe
  • As timid as a rabbit
  • As weak as a kitten
  • As wise as an owl

  • As quiet as a mouse
  • As sick as a dog
  • As slippery as an eel
  • As slow as a snail
  • As strong as an ox
  • As stubborn as a mule
  • As sleepy as a koala

Please feel free to add more animal similes on the comment box. Thanks....

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      Ashley Kleeden 3 weeks ago

      this was so helpful!

      I had to write a paper last minute and had to use plenty of similes and all i did was search it up, and here it was. I am so happy that i found this website. Thank you!

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      Savage 5 weeks ago

      Really helpful thanks

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      banana 7 weeks ago

      these are verry useful thanks

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      Thanks So much brother/sister this really helped me in doing my Assignment .Thanks a lot. Whoa I have never seen this type before, l hope to see more.

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      Sansausage 4 months ago

      Awesome stuff dude/dudet helped a ton

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      micheal sachin 4 months ago

      Good one to all

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      devranjan 5 months ago

      This simile are cool.They helped me with my homework.

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      Meet Rameshbhai Patel 5 months ago

      What is as a bunny

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      abbie 6 months ago

      helps a million! still have to find 2 that rhyme though :-(

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      sgt wolf 6 months ago


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      Reed 7 months ago

      like bald eagle, but more lie spotted owl. is that a simile?

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      Seyoung 7 months ago

      Thanks for help!!

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      Harsan 7 months ago

      This helped me with my homework!

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      JACOB 7 months ago

      this is great and is their one for clam

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      I need as quick as

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      maimunah 8 months ago

      thanks it is help to do my homework and i love animal thanks a lot

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      Felicia Weeiz 9 months ago

      Thanks everyone who worked out this program!!!;)

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      mehak 9 months ago

      Make my work easy

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      yusuf 9 months ago

      i very love it ......

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