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
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  • 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
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  • 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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      poppy 3 weeks ago

      great thanks!!!

      but you forgot hamsters

      as fat as a hamster

      as fat as a pig

      as fat as a panda

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      Sonya 4 weeks ago

      I want the bright similes also

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      jeff 4 weeks ago

      i will use this in the future

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      cupcake098 4 weeks ago

      helped me in my school work :)

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      Albert 5 weeks ago

      hi guys

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      Wei Er 5 weeks ago

      What about a bear?~

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      They didn't have anything for flexible :(

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      Kinda helped me :D

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      Seif 2 months ago

      Where is the donkey

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      smallfryry 2 months ago

      very helpfull

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      Saba 2 months ago

      As slow as a sloth

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      Saba 2 months ago

      As white as snow

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      Helped me so good website

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      Year 5 about to do selective test 2 months ago

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      Iyana 3 months ago

      What about cat

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      Dani Keffer 6 months ago

      As inseparable as a momma bear and her cub

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      007 6 months ago

      thanks a lot

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      Dhriti shah 7 months ago

      The similies were really helpful to me I love this site ,but I have one similie to add which is as slow as a turtle

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      Sonic dab 7 months ago

      As slippery as a eel

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      dfcghjiuyugfvbnmkloiuiytgfv 8 months ago

      as stubborn as a?????

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      I need as sick as

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      Emily Lora 9 months ago

      Thanks very much it has been a great help to my kids doing their homework...

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      Krishiv Kapani 9 months ago

      This website is helpful because it has so many animal similes!!!

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      Ashley Kleeden 9 months 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 10 months ago

      Really helpful thanks

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      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 13 months ago

      Awesome stuff dude/dudet helped a ton

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      micheal sachin 14 months ago

      Good one to all

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      devranjan 14 months ago

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

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      Meet Rameshbhai Patel 14 months ago

      What is as a bunny

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      abbie 15 months ago

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

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      sgt wolf 15 months ago

      cool

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      Reed 16 months ago

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

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      Seyoung 16 months ago

      Thanks for help!!

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      Harsan 16 months ago

      This helped me with my homework!

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      JACOB 17 months ago

      this is great and is their one for clam

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      sonia 17 months ago

      I need as quick as

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      maimunah 18 months ago

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

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      Felicia Weeiz 18 months ago

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

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      mehak 18 months ago

      Make my work easy

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      yusuf 18 months ago

      i very love it ......

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      little bill 21 months ago

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

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      LOLILOL 2 years ago

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

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      Shibhhuhuh 2 years ago

      I can not find the one I was.

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      suhani agrawal 2 years ago

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

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      Sanjana 2 years ago

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

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      michael 2 years ago

      wow thx so much this sight is amazing

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      nisha sharma 2 years ago

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

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      Mark 2 years ago

      Thank U

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      zara 2 years ago

      What is as as a bunny

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      alexxa solis 2 years ago

      Thanks these are good similes

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      N'kaia 2 years ago

      it a lot and has really great examples of similies

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      Sulem an 2 years ago

      Thanks this website is best for similes

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      madhurya 2 years ago

      It is very helpful,many more can be there

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      Charity 3 years ago

      Thanks this helped me so much.

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      Eva 3 years ago

      It really good,but I can't found my one on the list

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      Dhruv Sharma 3 years ago

      The list is very good but I can't find my animal

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      Nipun 3 years ago

      It was very usefully

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      356fd 3 years ago

      what is a simile for griaffes?

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      Dakeem 4 years ago

      it is very useful for comperhensions and compsitions and it helps me in my Homeworks

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      Rybo 4 years ago

      Thanks...despite it was hard to find your animal, it was gr8

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      Keira 4 years ago

      Helped a lot

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      Klara 4 years ago

      nice it helped me

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      lulubunny 4 years ago

      woww!!! this is a great website because it really helps me and my homework thx so much

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      Ruby 4 years ago

      This website is 1 of the most best ones i have had for similes ma teacher didn't find out i used it

      it is gr8

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      anna 5 years ago

      great similies it really helped me a lot:]

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      Enrique 5 years ago

      Thanks my homework is done now :) but my book got a spare. Which is as silly as a goose and as big as a whale

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      Amutha 5 years ago

      it is very nice but I can't search my animal.

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       5 years ago

      woah this could really help me in my english compositions

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      sanya 5 years ago

      very good

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      xxx 5 years ago

      it was very usefull............/////

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      Me3000 5 years ago

      As cunning as a fox

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      sudeshna 5 years ago

      gr8............ i cud teach my sister similes.

      i hope dis vil help her in the xam

      thank u vry much......................

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      Brodire2012 5 years ago

      Sadly this help me with only one of the ones i needed

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      lilo 5 years ago

      thank u very much u helped me with my homework!

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      Ramya 5 years ago

      Helped in my test

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      Joshua 5 years ago

      This is a great app for children learning similes:

      https://itunes.apple.com/sg/app/animal-similes/id4...

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      that was excelento 5 years ago

      that was excelentoooooooo

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      strawberry harshi 5 years ago

      this helped me to do my english activity.. thanku similies!!!!!

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      sanyam 5 years ago

      thanks you help me to do my test

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      jess 5 years ago

      Thx soooo much! u really helped me with my homework!

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      KARTIKEY 5 years ago

      I REALLY WORKS

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      uma 5 years ago

      thanks you help me with my homework

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      uma 5 years ago

      i love similies. this was very helpful for . i hope if i get more . i'll be more happy

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      sara 5 years ago

      excellent similies

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      Glen 5 years ago

      This helped me with my home. Thanxxxxx guys!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Andrew 5 years ago

      Check out Animal Similes App on Apple App Store.

      It was useful for my boy.

      http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/animal-similes/id47...

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