Lying liars who lie, is perhaps the full phrase.And the other 16% are lying liars.
I might translate better to my thinking as dashing blades-man. Swashbuckler gets you pirate fans and wait a minute this ant no pie-rat."not well known" was what I was aiming for. It's actually a synonym for "swashbuckler" - originally a sobriquet for one of Napoleon's marshals I believe.