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List of Animal Similes

Updated on May 11, 2016

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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


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    • micheal sachin 3 weeks ago

      Good one to all

    • devranjan 4 weeks ago

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

    • Meet Rameshbhai Patel 6 weeks ago

      What is as a bunny

    • abbie 8 weeks ago

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

    • sgt wolf 2 months ago


    • Reed 3 months ago

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

    • Seyoung 3 months ago

      Thanks for help!!

    • Harsan 3 months ago

      This helped me with my homework!

    • JACOB 3 months ago

      this is great and is their one for clam

    • sonia 3 months ago

      I need as quick as

    • maimunah 4 months ago

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

    • Felicia Weeiz 4 months ago

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

    • mehak 5 months ago

      Make my work easy

    • yusuf 5 months ago

      i very love it ......

      i can make my sentences perfect.....

      #love it

      #5 star

    • little bill 8 months ago

      I love you so much you saved my live and my grade.


    • LOLILOL 11 months ago

      Can't find as wild as?(something?)

    • Shibhhuhuh 12 months ago

      I can not find the one I was.

    • suhani agrawal 13 months ago

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

    • Sanjana 13 months ago

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

    • michael 15 months ago

      wow thx so much this sight is amazing

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