List of Animal Similes

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.... 133 comments

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maimunah 7 weeks ago

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LOLILOL 8 months ago

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Shibhhuhuh 9 months ago

I can not find the one I was.

suhani agrawal 10 months ago

It is not so much nice because there are not similes of all animals and birds

Sanjana 10 months ago

I needed a few dog similes would you mind adding some to you site. Otherwise very useful.

michael 12 months ago

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nisha sharma 16 months ago

Thanks to this website as it helped me to do my son's homework.

Mark 16 months ago

Thank U

zara 17 months ago

What is as as a bunny

alexxa solis 18 months ago

Thanks these are good similes

N'kaia 18 months ago

it a lot and has really great examples of similies

Sulem an 18 months ago

Thanks this website is best for similes

madhurya 19 months ago

It is very helpful,many more can be there

Charity 21 months ago

Thanks this helped me so much.

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