King was widely reviled in his lifetime, attacked as a troublemaker, a liar, a con man and a communist.
The question is not whether Bosch is a liar—he is—but whether he is telling the league lies now.
When it was revealed she actually knew days earlier, after investigators filed an official probe, Taubira was branded a liar.
early 13c., from Old English leogere "liar, false witness," agent noun from Anglian legan, West Saxon leogan "be untruthful, lie" (see lie (v.1)). "The form in -ar is probably in imitation of the refashioned forms such as scholar for scoler and pillar for piler." [Barnhart]