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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      Monkey 

      2 weeks ago

      Can you please do more similes about monkeys

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      inachf 

      2 weeks ago

      fast as lightning

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      Ganiyat 

      4 weeks ago

      Harmless as dove

      Frisky as lamb

      haughty as devil

      hasty as fire

      active as quick silver

      cheerful as bird

      deaf as bettle

      dry as bone

      industrious as beaver

      jealous as cat

      loud as thunder

      patient as job

      tall as giant

      naked as light

      natural as life

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      Bob 

      4 weeks ago

      As kind as Miss Honey from Matilda

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      Christiano 

      4 weeks ago

      This helped me a lot THX

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      Mary 

      5 weeks ago

      As gentle as a Dove

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      Elizabeth 

      5 weeks ago

      In the sentence To a hamster, you seem as big as a giant. What two things are they actually comparing

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      Pat 

      6 weeks ago

      This helps a lot for me

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      Yourmom 

      7 weeks ago

      This helps me a lot!

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      Kiki 

      7 weeks ago

      this is helpful thanks

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      beckburger 

      8 weeks ago

      This helped me a lot!

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      Marlee 

      8 weeks ago

      why none for wolves

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      Shivan Srivastava 

      8 weeks ago

      Cool , as cool as Ice

      Really really helpful for kids

      Five stars by my side

      really mean that

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      Celeste 

      3 months ago

      As slow as a sloth

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      Anonymous 

      3 months ago

      As strong as an ox

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      Anonymus 

      3 months ago

      OMG. This is SO helpful. This helped me save about two hours on my schoolwork.

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      Gwen Le 

      4 months ago

      It really helps me when I am doing my homework

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      Peter 

      4 months ago

      As pissed as a newt

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      Insiya zariwala 

      4 months ago

      I want to see simile

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      Tanish agarwal 

      4 months ago

      As graceful as a fawn

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      poo 

      4 months ago

      biip

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      Renu Singh 

      4 months ago

      as slow as a snail

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      MUKESH KUMAR MISHRA 

      5 months ago

      As tricky as monkey

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      ayesha 

      5 months ago

      As wet as. All similies are good

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      Ewan Gallagher 

      6 months ago

      Hi,I just wanted to tell my friends a simile that uses a soccer ball

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      Cole Kikiolaoluwa praise 

      6 months ago

      Thank you

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      Jonathan 

      6 months ago

      as faithful as what

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      RIPAN 

      6 months ago

      What is a simile of bunny

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      gagan 

      7 months ago

      thank you very much

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      belle rosemarry 

      7 months ago

      hey im doing my home work but i dont know as what as nails/stell/iron?

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      Rittu gupta 

      7 months ago

      Its very helpful.. thanks a lot..

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      Grade 4 

      7 months ago

      as fun as a monkey

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      Fabienne 

      7 months ago

      This is good help im a 5th grader and this is good progrees

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      Jaiyeoba MOYINOLUWA- 

      8 months ago

      As gentle as a lamb

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      andy 

      8 months ago

      Can I write as greedy as a dog

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      Guy 

      8 months ago

      Yay thanks,now I’ve no problem with my homework

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      Ooviya 

      8 months ago

      This website has helped me with my tution work

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      Ooviya 

      8 months ago

      What about as lazy as a cat

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      anyonymous 

      8 months ago

      thank you sooooooooooo much

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      mystery 

      9 months ago

      what about as faithful as a dog

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      Idk 

      9 months ago

      As sly as a fox

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      Me 

      9 months ago

      Thanks for my homework

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      Me 

      9 months ago

      This is amazing. Thank you for this

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      billy joe 

      9 months ago

      THANKS U

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      poppy 

      10 months 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 

      10 months ago

      I want the bright similes also

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      jeff 

      10 months ago

      i will use this in the future

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      cupcake098 

      10 months ago

      helped me in my school work :)

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      Albert 

      10 months ago

      hi guys

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      Wei Er 

      11 months ago

      What about a bear?~

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      Anonymous 

      11 months ago

      They didn't have anything for flexible :(

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      Furqan 

      11 months ago

      Jheez this is amazing and helped me out with my homework

      Thankyou.

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      Gmail 

      11 months ago

      Very nice and I like it

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      Zara Qistina 

      11 months ago

      Kinda helped me :D

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      Seif 

      11 months ago

      Where is the donkey

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      smallfryry 

      12 months ago

      very helpfull

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      Saba 

      12 months ago

      As slow as a sloth

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      Saba 

      12 months ago

      As white as snow

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      Girls 

      12 months ago

      Helped me so good website

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      Year 5 about to do selective test 

      12 months ago

      This really helped me, thanks

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      Iyana 

      13 months ago

      What about cat

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      Swarup 

      13 months ago

      It helped me.

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      jibin 

      13 months ago

      it help me some but its good

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      EmmaZz346 

      13 months ago

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      yolo 

      13 months ago

      as crazy as an bald gorilla

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      Angela Baby 

      13 months ago

      Really helpful, thanks!

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      Shreyasee Roy 

      14 months ago

      helped...but what will be:

      As ___as a hippotamus

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      14 months ago

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      14 months ago

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      15 months ago

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      Mathabie 

      15 months ago

      Find it so helpful to my boy when doing his home work

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      Dani Keffer 

      15 months ago

      As inseparable as a momma bear and her cub

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      007 

      16 months ago

      thanks a lot

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      Dhriti shah 

      17 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 

      17 months ago

      As slippery as a eel

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      dfcghjiuyugfvbnmkloiuiytgfv 

      18 months ago

      as stubborn as a?????

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      abhijit kumar roy 

      18 months ago

      I need as sick as

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      Emily Lora 

      18 months ago

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

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      Krishiv Kapani 

      19 months ago

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

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      Ashley Kleeden 

      19 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 

      20 months ago

      Really helpful thanks

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      20 months ago

      these are verry useful thanks

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      21 months ago

      Wow! I found this very helpful.

      Thanks to the coordinators.

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      Bisco 

      22 months ago

      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 

      23 months ago

      Awesome stuff dude/dudet helped a ton

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      micheal sachin 

      23 months ago

      Good one to all

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      devranjan 

      24 months ago

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

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      Meet Rameshbhai Patel 

      2 years ago

      What is as a bunny

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      abbie 

      2 years ago

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

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      sgt wolf 

      2 years ago

      cool

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      Reed 

      2 years ago

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

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      Seyoung 

      2 years ago

      Thanks for help!!

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      Harsan 

      2 years ago

      This helped me with my homework!

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      JACOB 

      2 years ago

      this is great and is their one for clam

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      sonia 

      2 years ago

      I need as quick as

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      maimunah 

      2 years ago

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

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      Felicia Weeiz 

      2 years ago

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

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      mehak 

      2 years ago

      Make my work easy

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      yusuf 

      2 years ago

      i very love it ......

      i can make my sentences perfect.....

      #love it

      #5 star

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      little bill 

      2 years ago

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

      'thanks

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