Examples of Similes – การอุปมาเปรียบเทียบ

A simile is a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more interesting and fun. For example, “You are as brave as a lion”, and “Your hands are as cold as ice”. You can also use the word “like”. For example, “They fought like cats and dogs”.

Quizzes: Fill in the blanks 01 | Fill in the blanks 02

  • as angry as hell
  • as bitter as gall
  • as black as night/hell/coal
  • as blind as a bat
  • as bold as brass
  • as brave as a lion
  • as bright as a button
  • as busy as a bee
  • as calm as a millpond
  • as cheap as dirt
  • as clean as a whistle
  • as clear as day/crystal
  • as clear as mud
  • as close as the grave
  • as clumsy as an elephant
  • as cold as ice/marble
  • as cold as steel/stone
  • as common as dirt
  • as cool as a cucumber
  • as cunning as a fox
  • as dark as death
  • as dead as a dodo/doornail
  • as deaf as a post
  • as drunk as a lord
  • as dry as dust
  • as dull as ditchwater
  • as easy as apple pie
  • as easy as ABC
  • as fast as a deer
  • as fat as a pig
  • as fit as a fiddle
  • as flat as a pancake
  • as fresh as a daisy
  • as gentle as a lamb
  • as good as gold
  • as good as new
  • as graceful as a swan
  • as green as grass
  • as hairy as a gorilla
  • as hard as nails
  • as harmless as a dove
  • as heavy as lead
  • as high as a kite
  • as hot as hell/fire
  • as hungry as a wolf
  • As innocent as a lamb
  • as large as life
  • as light as a feather
  • as like as two peas
  • as mad as a hatter
  • as mean as a snake
  • as nutty as a fruitcake
  • as old as the hills
  • as pale as death
  • as poor as a church mouse
  • as poor as dirt
  • as pretty as a picture
  • as proud as a peacock
  • as quick as a flash
  • as quiet as a church mouse
  • as regular as a clockwork
  • as right as rain
  • as safe as houses
  • as sick as a dog, parrot
  • as slim as a willow
  • as slow as a snail
  • as smooth as a baby’s bottom
  • as sober as a judge
  • as sound as a bell
  • as steady as a rock
  • as strong as a horse
  • as sure as hell
  • as swift as a hawk
  • as sweet as sugar/pie
  • as tall as a giraffe
  • as thick as thieves
  • as thin as a rake/stick
  • as tired as a dog
  • as tough as old boots/nails
  • as ugly as sin
  • as warm as toast
  • as weak as water
  • as white as snow/a ghost
  • as wise as an owl