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

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

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        Grade 4 2 weeks ago

        as fun as a monkey

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        Jaiyeoba MOYINOLUWA- 5 weeks ago

        As gentle as a lamb

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        Can I write as greedy as a dog

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        What about as lazy as a cat

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        mystery 2 months ago

        what about as faithful as a dog

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        As sly as a fox

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        great thanks!!!

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        as fat as a hamster

        as fat as a pig

        as fat as a panda

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        I want the bright similes also

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        What about a bear?~

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        Where is the donkey

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        very helpfull

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        Saba 5 months ago

        As slow as a sloth

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        Saba 5 months ago

        As white as snow

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        Iyana 6 months ago

        What about cat

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        yolo 6 months ago

        as crazy as an bald gorilla

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        Dani Keffer 9 months ago

        As inseparable as a momma bear and her cub

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        007 9 months ago

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        Dhriti shah 10 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 10 months ago

        As slippery as a eel

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        as stubborn as a?????

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        I need as sick as

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        Emily Lora 12 months ago

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        Krishiv Kapani 12 months ago

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

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        Ashley Kleeden 12 months ago

        this was so helpful!

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        micheal sachin 17 months ago

        Good one to all

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        devranjan 17 months ago

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

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        Meet Rameshbhai Patel 17 months ago

        What is as a bunny

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        abbie 18 months ago

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

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        sgt wolf 18 months ago

        cool

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        Reed 19 months ago

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

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        Seyoung 19 months ago

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        Harsan 19 months ago

        This helped me with my homework!

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        JACOB 20 months ago

        this is great and is their one for clam

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        maimunah 20 months ago

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

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        Felicia Weeiz 21 months ago

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        mehak 21 months ago

        Make my work easy

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        little bill 2 years 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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        zara 3 years ago

        What is as as a bunny

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        alexxa solis 3 years ago

        Thanks these are good similes

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        N'kaia 3 years ago

        it a lot and has really great examples of similies

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        Sulem an 3 years ago

        Thanks this website is best for similes

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        madhurya 3 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 4 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 5 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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