Term used to describe the stressful act of having excessive demands placed upon you, or being unfairly manipulated, by colleagues or partners, to such an extent that you seem to have lost control of your limbs and are spiralling aimlessly from one task to the next without accomplishing a thing.
Derives from the car ornament of the same name where a jumpsuit clad image of the King spins frantically on the dashboard.
"How did that fucker get the job? He keeps changing his fuckin' mind and now I'm jumpin' around like a Dashboard Elvis."
"She told me to pick up the laundry, then pick up the kids after I've put the photos into Boots! She's got me dancin' around like a Dashboard Elvis."